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‘It’s not enough food’: Students battle food insecurity as campus meal plans exceed cost of other options

Mandatory dining plans are a rite of passage for college freshmen across the nation who have to endure powdered eggs, soggy pasta and frozen tortillas.

But Cal Poly’s freshman plans are among the most expensive of any public school in California — and prices for packaged food and items are disproportionately high compared to off-campus grocery stores.