Students transform their drab dorm rooms into comfy living spaces
By ANNE DINNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer | Saturday, September 16, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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Childhood friends Sydney Allbritton, 18, left, and Emma Kirk, 19, both of Grenada, Mississippi, pose in their decorated dorm room at the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023. Students are spending big bucks to decorate their rooms, adding yet another layer to the soaring costs of college. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Sara Hunt, 19, a sophomore at New York University from Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, sits in her dorm room, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023, in New York. Hunt wanted her dorm room to look cozy but her budget was $100. She decorated her room with plants, mementos, and pillows covered with images of her pets. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)