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Featured Blog Post #2: Hunger Talk

By Molly Boylan, junior English major Meet Dr. Joanne Christaldi,Assistant Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics (left) and Sister John Michele Southwick,Assistant Director of Campus Ministry(right), the Marywood staff that know hunger. Well, its official, hunger does exist in Northeast Pennsylvania. The Comm 224 class was able to work through these problems with the help of […]

Featured Blog Post #1: Hunger to make a change in NEPA

This semester, students will be voting on each other’s blog posts to see who will get the featured post!  Check out our very first featured post! Hunger to make a change in NEPA By: Joe Petro, sophomore communication arts major The state of hunger in Northeastern Pennsylvania has become so apparent that it can no longer […]

Bringing the truth to light

Did you know … That in 2011,  The Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank provided emergency food assistance to about 8,300 different people  in northeast Pennsylvania in any given week? That nearly 14% of Pennsylvanians suffer from food insecurity, according to Feeding America? And that nationally,  one in six kids lives in a household with food […]