Holding Pen Update
The Christian Science Monitor reports,
It seems the popularity of makeover shows on television, such as “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” and “Design on a Dime,” has fueled a decorating craze on college campuses…
Spending on dorm and apartment furnishings is expected to spike from $2.6 billion last year to $3.6 billion in 2005.
At the same time, academic institutions focusing on how best to attract and keep students in a competitive market are finding many of the answers lie in living spaces.
I see this as evidence that college continues to evolve into The World’s Nicest Holding Pen.