Dorms Go Deluxe

Spartan living in a dormitory will be phased out of the typical college experience,'as rooms go from grotty quarters to top-tier luxury.'
December 18, 2003, 10am PST | Connie Chung
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"Colleges and universities across the country are pouring millions of dollars into the kind of fancy housing that many students won't be able to afford again until years after graduation. School officials say the improvements, particularly in technology, are needed to accommodate the children of baby boomers, who are used to being indulged at home. But at a time when the spiraling cost of higher education is causing considerable parental agita, some wonder how much college students really need a Jacuzzi down the hall."

Thanks to Bob Karrow

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Published on Monday, December 15, 2003 in The Times
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