Silicon Valley has a celebrated reputation of innovation, but many are struggling to afford food and housing.
Rumors of people using food stamps to purchase lobster and steak paint the picture that life on SNAP is luxurious and easy. The truth is often the opposite.
Many of us have experienced what it feels like to have extra meal points. The last few weeks of the semester consist of stopping by Bear Market and picking up all the junk that our hearts desire, then leaving school with piles of forgotten, unfinished
A college student browses the aisles of Safeway and Trader Joe’s as their shopping persona takes over — they touch all the items lined up on the shelves and slowly peruse all the cereals and snacks lined up on the walls. However, knowing they can’t purchase them with food stamps leaves them merely imagining what they taste like.