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Student food hampers more than just food

Red River College and Winnipeg Harvest take care of students in need, but strategic awareness necessary. BY Samantha Cortes, Contributor Red River College (RRC) students in need may be missing out on a campus food bank that goes above and beyond the aid of healthy groceries. Some students don’t know the food bank even exists.   Winnipeg Harvest and RRC prepare bi-weekly hampers available for student pick-up on Wednesdays at the Exchange District Campus (EDC) and Fridays at the Notre Dame Campus (NDC). Any student can receive a hamper. “There is no means testing, we only question the source...

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RRC Roblin campus Grab and Go closed.

Students must now find restaurant alternatives. BY Will Reimer, Reporter Many students returning to Red River College’s Exchange District campus this fall will have noticed that the Grab and Go – one of the few places to get food on campus – has packed up and left. This brings disappointment not only for those who didn’t get the chance to redeem their “buy ten get one free” soup coupons, but also everyone who wanted more variety in food on campus. The Grab and Go bore all the standards of cafeteria dining, from wraps and salads, to fruit and cinnamon...

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