An Emerson College Student Rented his Dorm Room on Airbnb. Now He’s in Trouble.
College students have always come up with creative ways to pay tuition. They’ve been known to live off ramen noodles, and more recently, the loan-burdened but intrepid have tried crowdfunding their education. No wonder, then, that a sophomore at Emerson College recently attempted to get back a slice of the price he has paid by listing his Boston dorm room on Airbnb last month. According to the Boston Globe, 19-year-old Jack Worth’s ad offered “a private, single-bedroom unit with sweeping views of Boston Common, right in the heart of downtown.”