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04/10/2014
Blog Post

DO NOT rush to change your passwords on all of your favorite websites. You shouldn’t change your password on a site until the site has fixed the Heartbleed bug, or else you risk having your new password compromised. Watch for a notice on the site, but don’t click any links in emails claiming to be from the website.

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04/02/2014
News Release

Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in McCutcheon v. FEC to strike down overall, or aggregate, contribution limits to candidates and political committees. Maryland PIRG research found that this ruling could bring $1 billion in additional campaign contributions from fewer than 2,800 elite donors through the 2020 election cycle.

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02/24/2014
Blog Post

In light of the recent news on campus, MaryPIRG Student Chapters want to remind students that there are ways to protect yourself and your personal information. 

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01/28/2014
News Release

Today, a survey released by Maryland PIRG and the Student Government Association at the University of Maryland shows that 65% of student consumers have opted out of buying a college textbook due to its high price, and nearly half say that textbook costs can dictate whether they take a course.

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The Diamondback

MaryPIRG and Student Government President, Kaiyi Xie, cosponsored a letter to Super Committee member Congressman Van Hollen urging him to protect funding for the Pell Grant.

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The Diamondback

Members of the Terps Vote Coalition, including MaryPIRG, SGA, Campus Democrats and Campus Republicans, registered more than twice the number of voters compared to 2006.

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The Diamondback

A coalition of students from campus groups like MaryPIRG, APO, and The LOVE Movement formed the Food Recovery Network to donate food to needy charities in DC. 

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