Maryland May Cut Late-Night Study Service

Students rally in defense of program, which may fall victim to rising journal subscription prices.


Students at the University of Maryland have banded together to stop the school from shutting down its late-night study service, the Diamondback reports. The proposal to shutter the program is a response to the rising cost of academic journal subscriptions, which have contributed to a "resource crisis."

With the help of Facebook, outraged students have bombarded the university with E-mails, prompting officials to arrange a meeting today to discuss the potential change.