UH Cougar Cupboard to Fuel Student Success
By Chris Stripes
While statistics on food insecure college students can vary greatly, the Center for Law and Social Policy estimated that between 20% to 33% of students at four-year colleges experience food insecurity. Jessica, a UH junior double-majoring in history and applied linguistics, knows how it feels to pass up meals when money is tight.
“My family has been struggling financially for over a year, so I don’t always feel comfortable paying for food when I’m on campus. You kind of get used to being hungry. It became the norm for me for a while,” she said. “I’m so thrilled UH is opening this market as a resource because I know I’m not alone.”
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