Posts Tagged ‘NYPIRG’


NYPIRG calls for tuition freeze to help CUNY and SUNY students

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a plan that included a “rational tuition” plan for CUNY and SUNY schools in 2011 to increase tuition by $300 every year until 2016. On the same day, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher praised the sec...
by Brandon Jordan


Reforming the Energy Vision: Our Chance for a Cleaner Future

By Anik Nath, Project Leader of NYPIRG On September 21st, 2014, New York City became the site of the largest march against climate change in human history. The People’s Climate March, attended by over three hundred thousa...
by Guest Contributor


GMO Or No? Consumers can decide for themselves

By Michelle Rojas, project leader of NYPIRG The Washington Post’s editorial board came out with an opinion piece last month in opposition of labeling genetically modified foods. They note that proponents of labeling genet...
by Guest Contributor


Photo courtesy of Nily Rozic
QC's NYPIRG chapter and SA President Raj Maheshwari (right) talked to state representatives in Albany about college investments on Higher Education Day.

NYPIRG rallies in Albany on Higher Education Day

After traveling for hours, more than 300 students throughout New York gathered in Albany on Higher Education Day, Feb. 26, to meet with representatives to discuss college investment. The trip, organized by New York Public Inter...
by Victor Hillegren

NYPIRG Project Coordinator Tiffany Brown starting dialogue after "Big City Life," the Russian Today documentary on homelessness and food insecurity in New York. Photo by Brandon Jordan

NYPIRG examines homelessness and hunger in NYC

The New York Public Interest Research Group emphasized homelessness and hunger in an event on March 26, featuring a short documentary and discussion in Powdermaker Hall. The group elaborated on the significance of the two issue...
by Brandon Jordan


NYPIRG environmental project coordinator Gabe Recchio speaking on the effects of hydrofracking

As New York debates hydrofracking, NYPIRG raises awareness

The New York Public Interest Research Group discussed problems surrounding hydrofracking in the United States with Queens College students on Dec. 9. Entitled “What the Frack?” the event aimed to raise awareness amo...
by Brandon Jordan