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Hunger on college campuses

National findings reveal that almost half of all college students experience hunger while attending school, with first-generation and non-white students being disproportionately affected. Due to lacking access to adequate food and strict requirements for food assistance programs, a majority of these students found themselves missing class or unable to afford needed textbooks. An op-ed in The New York Times, […]

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Guest blog post: My experience with the Food Stamp Challenge

As a registered dietitian working in public health, food insecurity (lack of access to adequate food) is something that I talk about almost every day. Ironically, I have never actually put myself in the shoes of individuals who are dependent on supplemental food programs like SNAP/food stamps. When I was told about the Food Stamp […]

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