In a time of plenty, students on Colorado campuses are hungry

Nell Roach, a student at Metropolitan State University in Denver, tells of her struggle to find adequate food and housing while pursing her degree. Thousands of Colorado students face hunger on daily basis. The rising cost of housing and low incomes make food a secondary priority.

Rachel Lorenz is a intern for The Colorado Independent and a student at Arapahoe Community College. Her desire to tell the stories of other people led her back to school and into journalism. Born in Iowa, Rachel spent two decades in the Midwest, two decades in the South and is now giving the West a try. She loves food, books and Colorado’s golden light.


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