The Wichitan

Question of the week: What is food insecurity? and how can MSU help?

Alana Earle and Yerasly Duran

January 23, 2019

Students body defines what they think food insecurity is, and discuss how they believe MSU can help. Alex Espy, education elementary teaching freshman| "I guess choosing between school and food shouldn't be an option. I feel like you should have both. You can't really have a proper education without food....

Canan food security scholarship aids students

Canan food security scholarship aids students

Yerasly Duran, Alana Earle, and Paige Champagne

January 23, 2019

The Canan Food Security Program is offering food insecure students an opportunity to get meals in Mesquite Dining Hall or Mavericks Corner. As of January students are able to apply to the program and no longer have the burden of not knowing where their next meal will come from. Pat Canan, Wic...

Food insecurity in Wichita Falls

Food insecurity in Wichita Falls

Connor Floyd

September 27, 2017

In the Wichita Falls region, 22,560 people are food insecure, meaning they do not know where their next meal will come from. Of the 22,560 individuals, 26 percent (more than 1,560) of them are students. Over the last three years, the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank has decreased the hunger gap in the...

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