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The second week of November marks Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. From Nov. 11 to Nov. 18, UNC Charlotte places an emphasis on promoting food security for students. The week begins with the opportunity for students to get involved by signing a pledge to provide awareness for the hungry and homeless. The Second Harvest Food

Photo courtesy UNCC Pantry

Photo By Brianna Sumpter

The Jamil Niner Student Pantry is a food pantry located on the outskirts of campus. Offering a variety of necessities, the food pantry has been expanding to satisfy the needs of the students at UNC Charlotte. Aside from the physical things that you are able to get from the food pantry, they also offer something

Photo by Alexandria Sands.

With the cost of college tuition on the rise, an increasing number of students are finding it more difficult to provide themselves the nutrients they need in order to have an active, healthy lifestyle. Food insecurity affects an estimated one-fourth of UNC Charlotte’s population, according Professor Kim Buch. Universities all throughout the United States are trying to find

The Jamil Niner Student Pantry originally opened in a professor’s office. NT File Photo.

Photo by Alexandria Sands.