Do I Look Hot? No, Just Tan

Can you believe this? Student housing in some areas of the country still demand tanning beds. Huh? I thought a crusty, leathery, skin-cancer-tastic-tan was sooo passé. Apparently, my pale ass is wrong.

"...[T]he debate continues to rage over tanning machines, an amenity in many dorms that some budding scholars consider as essential as high-speed Internet and good cuisine." says this article from the The Wall Street Journal. Really? That essential?