Hungry to Learn
Julia Schmalz, The Chronicle of Higher Education
They barely make enough money to pay for college. Sometimes they have to choose between buying a textbook or buying food. Making rent, finding food, paying bills, raising a child, and dealing with abusive partners—these are some of the roadblocks many college students face as they work toward earning their degrees.
In this interview, five students describe their struggles with food and housing insecurity and what colleges can do to help.