Food Insecurity at Indiana University

While doing research prior to opening Crimson Cupboard, Mercedes Jones found resident assistants using their own money or meal points to feed struggling students, students stealing food or living off of cheap and unhealthy nonperishables, and academic advisors in multiple departments keeping self-funded, informal food pantries in their offices. | Photo by Natasha Komoda

Lynae Sowinski
Vice President, Board of Directors at Limestone Post
Lynae joined Limestone Post in the summer of 2015. She works with all contributors and manages the editorial content for the site.

A Bloomington native, Lynae graduated with honors from Indiana University’s School of Journalism in 2012 with a minor in sociology. She started her editing career at Bloom Magazine as a high school intern and, over the course of almost eight years, advanced to the position of associate editor. Among other duties, she managed the website, magbloom.com, which won Best Journalism Website in 2012 from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.