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UC survey finds nearly 1 in 5 students go hungry at times




UCLA graduate student Diego Ramirez is one of hundreds of students who stop by 580 Cafe for free food.
UCLA graduate student Diego Ramirez is one of hundreds of students who stop by 580 Cafe for free food.
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Nearly one in five University of California students went hungry at times in the past year. Another 23 percent lack reliable access to good-quality, nutritious food.

That's according to a new survey of nearly 9,000 UC students released yesterday.

To address the problem of food insecurity among students, UC President Janet Napolitano committed $3.3 million in additional funds over the next two years.

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