Students May Be at More at Risk for Hunger and Homelessness During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic bears down on the country for a 10th consecutive month, college students are facing even greater challenges in meeting their basic needs.

Cal Poly Humboldt Social Work Professor Jen Maguire is a nationally recognized scholar on food insecurity and homelessness on college campuses. Her groundbreaking 2018 research found that over 10 percent of California State University students had experienced homelessness and 42 percent experienced food insecurity. She explains that college students often face impossible choices between paying for books and tuition or food and housing....

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