The Hidden Hunger on College Campuses, Cont'd

Laura McKenna wrote an informative piece for us detailing how “more than half of community-college students struggle with food insecurity.” A reader counters her many references to “hunger” by pointing to a study: The truth is, there’s an “obesity epidemic” at community colleges: That [2010] study found a higher prevalence of overweight and obesity among students attending the two-year colleges, with a particularly sharp difference for females.

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