The New York Times
Many routinely skip meals and take ‘poverty naps’ because they cannot afford groceries. Campus food pantries are helping, but are they enough?
What does it mean to transform eating from a personal experience to a political act and back again? Eater spoke with four people who undertook a hunger strike, each for a different cause. What follows are their stories in their own words.
My NBC 5
Every student at the University of Vermont starts out with an unlimited amount of meal swipes. But within a year or two, the majority of students move off campus and get off the meal plan.
The Columbia Spectator
The Food Pantry at Columbia will begin receiving $5,000 in annual funds through a new partnership between Columbia Dining and the national nonprofit Swipe Out Hunger.
The Georgetown Voice
While many on campus are able to easily hand over their GOCard to Suru, there are others facing food insecurity who have to think twice. Over the past few months, students have taken the lead on a variety of projects at Georgetown that aim to tackle food insecurity, and they are now looking to expand these programs into the future.
The Washington Post
Though hunger is often framed as a problem happening somewhere else in the world, more than 23 million Americans live in food deserts, generally defined as areas that are more than 1 mile from a grocery store, which can limit their ability to access affordable, nutrient-dense foods.
The Stanford Daily
Food insecurity is a common thread throughout the graduate student stories highlighted in The Daily, and it affects undergraduates as well. As demonstrated in a recent Government Accountability Office report, campus food insecurity is a pervasive national problem that demands a coordinated response among the federal government, state agencies and universities