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Just roommates

Colleges' final frontier: mixed-gender housing

Jason Carmignani hung out with his roommate, Yael Bassal, at Clark University. 'We're both pretty mellow,' he said. Jason Carmignani hung out with his roommate, Yael Bassal, at Clark University. "We're both pretty mellow," he said. (Dominic Chavez/Globe Staff)
By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / April 2, 2008

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In the Woodstock era, the advent of coed dorms caused a stir, with Life magazine proclaiming the development "an intimate revolution on campus." Coed floors came along over the next two decades, giving college students immediate proximity to each other. The next step, coed suites and bathrooms, brought the sexes even closer together. (Full article: 1135 words)

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