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According to the Washington Post, researchers at Temple University and the Wisconsin HOPE Lab found that 36 percent of students at 66 surveyed colleges and universities do not get enough to eat, and a similar number lack a secure place to live.

1. What do the researchers blame the problem on?
2. What does low food security mean?
3. How widespread is this and what are some colleges doing to alleviate or ease the problem?

Dewey, C. (2018). The hidden crisis on college campuses: Many students don’t have enough to eat. Washington Post, April 3 (Retrievable online at