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A Legacy of Hunger and Homelessness

A Legacy of Hunger and Homelessness

Story By: Tamika Rey, News Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

I could remember lying there incapacitated, and delirious. What were all those black and white images dancing on the ceiling? Why did everything look like I was in a cloud? And why was I dizzy even though I was lying down? I could hardly tell what was going on around me, but I could hear...

Combs Holds Her Own at Poverello House

Combs Holds Her Own at Poverello House

Story By: Tamika Rey, News Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Features/Profiles, News

“I’m homeless. I’ve been out here on the streets for six years. It’s not a picnic,” said Marianne Combs, standing about 4 feet, 11 inches. “It’s hard, especially being a woman out here.” Combs stands out; she sports a nude lipstick and pink blush. She looks showered and well groomed....

Shame, Stigma, Misinformation Compound Food Insecurity Problems

Shame, Stigma, Misinformation Compound Food Insecurity Problems

Story By: Tamika Rey, Angel De Jesus, Hannah Lanier, and Blake Evans

May 1, 2019


Filed under Features/Profiles, News, Student Issues

Close your eyes and visualize the word hunger. Many people imagine an emaciated person, their ribs showing, probably homeless and living in filth. You may conjure up a family with both parents unemployed, on a street corner with a sign, soliciting your help. That is not always the case. Dozens...

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty and Hunger

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty and Hunger

Story By: Blake Evans, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under News

A previous version of this article stated that Kimberly Villalobos was homeless more than once. She only faced homelessness once.   You’re sitting in class attempting to concentrate, tapping your pencil while you grip your aching stomach. Your eyes keep sneaking peeks at the clock. That’s because ...

Shutdown’s Impact Minimal on College Students

Shutdown’s Impact Minimal on College Students

Story By: Sarah Chavez, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News

The government shutdown initiated by a disagreement between President Trump and House Democrats over border wall funding on Dec. 22, 2018 ended on Jan. 25, 2019, lasting 35 days, the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. And, if ongoing negotiations between Republican and Democratic lawmakers...

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