Updates

Staying Safe during Spring Break

Spring is here! As the weather gets warmer, many of us may think back to a year when everything was normal and we could travel and have fun with our friends and family. Although this year is different, we can… Read more

Fixing the Broken Textbook Market, Third Edition

This national survey of more than 5,000 college students was taken in September 2020, and builds on similar surveys from 2013 and 2019. It offers a snapshot in time of student experiences, particularly those at four-year institutions, in the first full semester of the pandemic and points out more long-term problems that institutions and national leaders must work to solve.

New Voters Project 2020 Campaign Update

Young people turned out big this Election Cycle. According to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) the youth vote may increase between 5 to 10 percentage points in 2020 over 2016 nationally. CIRCLE is… Read more

Home Safe for the Holidays

As we approach the final weeks of the fall term, we’re all eager to get back home and celebrate Thanksgiving and have a normal holiday. But unfortunately, that cannot happen this year. According to the COVID Exit Strategy, all but one state is trending poorly, and the country as a whole has seen its highest reports of new cases in the past few weeks.

Spring 2020 Update

As the November elections quickly approach, students in North Carolina are getting ready to mobilize their peers to make sure their voices are heard this election. To prepare, NCPIRG Students and NCPIRG Education Fund have set out to help register… Read more

NCPIRG Students Hold Voter Registration Blitz

As the November elections quickly approach, students in North Carolina are getting ready to mobilize their peers to make sure their voices are heard this election. To prepare, NCPIRG Students has set out to help register hundreds of students to vote this summer in preparation for the November elections, while also laying the groundwork on our campuses to make registering even easier this fall.