Fall Highlights from the Open Textbook Alliance

Now that the semester is wrapping up, we wanted to send you some highlights from our work with the Open Textbook Alliance. Because of the work that you and other student government leaders have done to promote open textbooks, students across the country are saving millions of dollars each year.Read more

Join the Open Textbooks Call to Action

Open Textbook AllainceTextbooks are way too expensive. Fortunately, we have an alternative -- open textbooks are quality books, written and peer-reviewed by experts, that professors and students can use for free. Colleges are already saving students millions of dollars by using open textbooks in a relatively small number of classes. Now it's time to make open textbooks the norm on campus.Read more

Kicking Off a New Year

Student government elections are wrapping up at colleges across the country. New student leaders are being sworn in, launching new administrations.

As your student government goes through this transition, here are ways you can help your new members succeed.Read more

The Rise of Hunger on College Campuses

Hunger On CampusWe're excited to announce the release of our new research report, “Hunger On Campus,” on the issue of campus food insecurity.Read more

Join the Open Textbook Movement

Open Textbook AllainceThe cost of higher education is way too high. An often overlooked part of this problem is the soaring price of textbooks – in fact, the cost of textbooks has almost doubled in the last decade. With just five large publishing companies controlling 80% of the textbook market, publishers have been able to hike up their prices without fear of competition.Read more

Turning Out the Campus Vote

Voter registration and GOTV toolkitThe Presidential election is coming up in just a few months. That means that it's time to start planning for your fall voter registration and get-out-the-vote programs.Read more

UTSA President Connects Students with City Government

We recently spoke with Ileana Gonzalez, the President of the University of Texas at San Antonio Student Government Association (UTSA SGA). She spoke about her experience as president and her work to engage the campus with San Antonio's city government.Read more

Wichita State Opens New Campus Food Pantry

We recently interviewed Kiah Duggins, Chief of Staff for the Wichita State University Student Government Association, about their new campus food pantry.Read more

DePaul Students Urge State to Fund MAP Grants

We recently interviewed Vanessa Cadavillo, President of the DePaul University Student Government Association (SGA), about her organization's campaign to win funding for Illinois' MAP grant program.Read more

University of Nevada Students Connect With City of Reno

We recently interviewed Nick Andrew, the Speaker of the Senate for the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN). We spoke to him about ASUN's "Campus to the City" initiative to connect students with the city of Reno.Read more