Updates

Op-Ed: OSPIRG supports student activism

OSPIRG Students is a student-run non-profit that has been working for social change at the UO since 1971. Most students know us for our beloved “Save the Bees” and “Wildlife Over Waste” campaigns.

Wildlife over Waste

Southern Oregon University students held a press conference Wednesday promoting their “Wildlife over Waste” campaign.

McDonald’s Takes Step to Protect Public Health

CHICAGO: Today, McDonald’s released a new policy to restrict medically important antibiotic use in its beef supply chain.  The company says it will immediately start measuring and assessing antibiotic use in its top ten beef sourcing markets. Then, by the end of 2020. McDonald’s plans to set targets for lower use of medically-important antibiotics. 

OSPIRG hosts ‘Bee Bash’ in EMU amphitheater

The Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group hosted a “Bee Bash” in the EMU amphitheater Thursday afternoon to raise support for banning the use of bee-killing pesticides in Oregon.

Student-Led Movement Inspires Historic Midterm Turnout

TAMPA, FL- All preliminary results point to a record breaking surge in youth voter turnout in the 2018 midterm elections. Students working with the Public Interest Research Groups’ New Voters Project made over 375,000 Get Out the Vote contacts in 11 states.