Maryland May Cut Late-Night Study Service

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

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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.