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Tue August 12, 2014
In Boston, The Dilemmas Of Dorm Living
Boston is bracing for the annual influx of college students returning for the fall semester. But when the moving vans roll into town, many of them will pull up outside apartment buildings rather than dorms. Mayor Marty Walsh says he'd like to see Boston’s entire student population living on-campus, and while that could be a reality for Boston College, other schools have a long way to go. WGBH News reporter Adam Reilly has part two of this week’s FOCUS report.
Mike Ross is a former Boston City Council president and candidate for mayor who made increasing access to on-campus student housing a priority.