Books or Food? Hunger Is Widespread on College Campuses

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March 1, 2016 — What comes to mind when you think about college? The professor that changed your life? The semester you spent in Italy? That crazy night you still talk about with your friends?

What about hunger?

Research suggests that college students across the country are more likely to go hungry than the population at large. Here at Feeding America West Michigan, 23% of our clients report having to choose between paying for education and putting food on the table.

This article from the Chronicle of Higher Education explores the problem of college hunger and the ways institutions are responding.