October 2, 2014

In Housing Rush, Cornellians Weather Collegetown Line for Hours

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In what has become an annual spectacle, students camped out outside the Ithaca Renting Company Wednesday evening in the hopes of signing a lease for an apartment in Collegetown for the upcoming year.

While this trend has become a tradition in recent years, some students claim it is possible social media could have played a factor in more students getting in line earlier than past years.

Students wait in line outside the Ithaca Renting Company Tuesday aiming to secure housing for the 2015-16 academic year. (KK Yu / Sun Staff Photographer)