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How Are College Students Coping With Food Insecurity More Than 6 Months Into The Pandemic?

We’re‌ ‌more‌ ‌than‌ ‌6‌ ‌months‌ ‌into‌ ‌the‌ ‌coronavirus‌ ‌pandemic‌ ‌and‌ ‌college‌ ‌students‌ ‌are‌ ‌halfway‌ ‌through‌ ‌an‌ ‌unprecedented‌ ‌fall‌ ‌semester.‌ ‌‌For‌ ‌many,‌ ‌knowing‌ ‌where‌ ‌the next meal will come from or‌ ‌how‌ ‌nutritious‌ ‌it will‌ ‌be‌ ‌can‌ ‌be‌ ‌stressful.‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ 90.7’s‌ ‌Talia‌ ‌Blake‌ ‌spoke‌ ‌with‌ ‌the ‌Jeannie‌ ‌Kiriwas,‌ Associate Director of the Student Union at the ‌University‌ ‌of‌ ‌Central‌ ‌Florida,‌ ‌to‌ ‌see‌ ‌how‌ ‌students‌ ‌are‌ ‌coping‌ ‌with‌ ‌food‌ ‌insecurity‌ ‌now‌ ‌compared‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌beginning‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌pandemic.‌ ‌ 
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BCU President Brent Chrite on Zoom via Talia Blake/WMFE

What Does It Mean Now That Bethune Cookman University Is Off Probation?

Bethune Cookman University is finally off probation from its accrediting agency,  the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission. It’s a big step forward for the university after almost 2 years of financial issues. 90.7’s Talia Blake talked with BCU President Brent Chrite, who began by explaining what coming off probation means for the historically black university. 
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