Posts Tagged ‘NYPIRG’

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



Cuomo is a no show at fracking protest

Elaborate costumes, catchy signs and an environmental cause joined hundreds of protestors together at Hudson River Park to give Gov. Andrew Cuomo a clear message: “Ban Fracking Now!” Unfortunately, Cuomo wasn’t around to ...
by Stephanie Chukwuma


Queens College DREAM Team advocates the DREAM Act

The Queens College DREAM Team hosted an event along with the New York Public Interest Research Group and the New York State Youth Leadership Council on Sept.17 to “reach out to the undocumented students on campus and start a ...
by Alex Dediashvili



Broken machines are a concern at the 2013 primary elections

Voters from all over New York showed their concern for broken voter machines on Sept. 10, during the 2013 primary elections. Residents of Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island and Queens called in to New York Public Interes...
by Stephanie Chukwuma