Food Insecurity Content https://ourvoices-womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/ Food Insecurity Content for Our Voices - Women in STEM en The Price of Education: The Impossible Burden Students Face to Afford Housing, Food, and Education https://ourvoices-womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/blog/price-education-impossible-burden-students-face-afford-housing-food-and-education Deb Niemeier discusses the impossible economic burden placed on students, leaving students with housing and food insecurity across college campuses. September 17, 2018 - 2:02am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://ourvoices-womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/blog/price-education-impossible-burden-students-face-afford-housing-food-and-education The Hidden Crisis on College Campuses: Many Students Don’t Have Enough to Eat https://ourvoices-womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/hidden-crisis-college-campuses-many-students-dont-have-enough-eat <p>Caleb Torres lost seven pounds his freshman year of college — and not because he didn’t like the food in the dining hall. A first-generation college student, barely covering tuition, Torres ran out of grocery money halfway through the year and began skipping meals as a result.</p> <p>He’d stretch a can of SpaghettiOs over an entire day. Or he’d scout George Washington University campus for events that promised free lunch or snacks. Torres told no one what he was going through, least of all his single mom.</p> <p>“She had enough things to worry about,” he said.</p> September 17, 2018 - 1:11am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://ourvoices-womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/hidden-crisis-college-campuses-many-students-dont-have-enough-eat It’s Hard to Study if You’re Hungry https://ourvoices-womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/its-hard-study-if-youre-hungry <p>Last fall, students at two of the nation’s premier historically black colleges, Spelman and Morehouse, <a href="https://www.bustle.com/p/spelman-morehouse-students-are-going-on-hunger-strike-to-protest-food-insecurity-on-college-campuses-3242622">went on a hunger strike</a>. They weren’t protesting policymakers in Washington. They were pressuring their schools to allow students to donate unused meal plan vouchers to those on campus who needed them.</p> September 17, 2018 - 1:05am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://ourvoices-womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/its-hard-study-if-youre-hungry Food Insecurity on College Campuses https://ourvoices-womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/food-insecurity-college-campuses Food insecurity as a major barrier to college student success and strategies for combating this issue. By: Susan Blumenthal, M.D. and Christina Chu September 17, 2018 - 12:56am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://ourvoices-womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/food-insecurity-college-campuses