PIRG in the News

Florida Legislature passes rewritten election rules critics say aim to suppress voter turnout

TALLAHASSEE — In a move critics say is aimed at helping Republican chances in 2012, the Legislature on Thursday rewrote the rules for voting in Florida.

SSU Students Tweet for High Speed Trains

President Obama’s Jobs Bill, recently voted down by the U.S. Senate, contained $4 billion in funding for increased U.S. high speed rail capacity.

SSU Students Tweet for High Speed Trains

President Obama’s Jobs Bill, recently voted down by the U.S. Senate, contained $4 billion in funding for increased U.S. high speed rail capacity.

Media Hit | Hunger

Campus Donations

A group of Florida State University students is collecting donations to feed the homeless. The FSU Public Interest Research Group has already collected 500 hundred dollars.

Media Hit | Textbooks

In a Digital Age, Students Still Cling to Paper Textbooks

CLINTON, N.Y. — They text their friends all day long. At night, they do research for their term papers on laptops and commune with their parents on Skype. But as they walk the paths of Hamilton College, a poster-perfect liberal arts school in this upstate village, students are still hauling around bulky, old-fashioned textbooks — and loving it.

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