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Emerson College in Boston, Mass., has made it clear: students may not sublet their dorm rooms on the vacation rental site AirBnB. Sophomore Jack Worth, 19, had listed his room, and said it helped recoup some of his college expenses. “Room and board prices are very expensive,” he said, but when college officials found out about the listing, they ordered Worth to delete it. In the two weeks the listing was active, Worth hosted three guests. “I saw this as a way to make some money, but also help some people out,” he said. Worth is studying visual and media arts. (RC/Boston Globe) ...But should consider switching to hospitality.
Original Publication Date: 28 February 2016
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