Dining and Retail
Congress looking at ways to reduce college food insecurity as schools fight student hunger
The problem of food insecurity on college campuses has caught the attention of Congress, where new pending legislation would make it easier to collect data on food and housing insecurity and connect hungry college students with resources to help solve the issue.
Can an app help reduce food insecurity on campus?
An app developed by a team of students at University of California, Berkeley promises to address campus food insecurity through the anonymous donation of meal swipes, between those who need them and those who have swipes to share. The team behind the app, called Bear Appétit, recently won the Modo Labs 2019 national student Ideathon competition.