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No Room — Citadel Takes Creative Steps to Ease Housing Shortage



by Paul Bowers

At least 92 Citadel cadets returned to campus for the fall 2018 semester to learn there was no room for them in the barracks.

Facing an acute shortage of student housing, the public military college has squeezed cadets into unusual places or off the campus entirely. Currently, 13 cadets are living in a trailer beside a football practice field; two cadets live inside a barracks clock tower; and 77 have been commuting from off campus, according to Citadel spokesman Col. John Dorrian.

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