‘Shocking’ number of Cincinnati area college students skip meals, worry about going hungry

October 21, 2019 | Cincinnati.com

The food aisles seem to have it all: dairy products, pasta, bagels and bread loaves, piles of navel oranges and large heads of cabbage and unshucked corn. There’s even a package of rice high in protein that’s specially manufactured to arrest hunger.

But the Northern Kentucky University food pantry is out of shopping bags. Too much demand. So students hunting for food improvise. One uses a cereal box as a table to stack toilet paper, protein shakes and 1% milk. Another fills his backpack with goods.

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