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Topic: food security

Editorial: University must improve strategies for fighting food insecurity

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University must improve strategies for fighting food insecurity

November 5, 2019 0 comments

In June, the University announced a revision to the undergraduate student meal plan in an ongoing effort to lessen food insecurity on campus.

University to expand OnCall shuttle, offer Peapod discount

News, University News

University to expand OnCall shuttle, offer Peapod discount

October 30, 2019 0 comments

The University launched two initiatives to bolster food security on campus, according to an Oct. 8 email to undergraduates from the Undergraduate Council of Students.

University to require sophomores to stay on meal plan

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University to require sophomores to stay on meal plan

June 2, 2019 5 comments

The University will require all sophomores to enroll in one of the four highest-priced meal plans beginning in the 2019-20 academic year in an effort to reduce food insecurity, according to a campus-wide email sent by Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 and Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes.

Reed ’21: Meal plan pricing limits students’ options

Opinions

Reed ’21: Meal plan pricing limits students’ options

February 21, 2019 0 comments

Like most students, I put up with meal plan during my first year on campus. Mostly because I didn’t have a choice — all first-years are required to purchase a meal plan. Paying $6 for 12 ounces of soup violated every lesson my parents taught me on the virtues of frugality.