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University buildings now have the heat running to combat the cold, but the temperature is set too high. The residence halls are the worst.

I’m surprised that drastically changing from shivering to sweating each time I step through the door hasn’t made me sick yet.

The outdoor weather calls for long pants, but I always have to change into shorts when I’m inside. I can’t afford the time it takes to change my clothes. I don’t always have the time between classes.

Wearing more than one outfit per day requires more clothes than I have in my dorm. The obvious solution would be to wash my laundry, but I can’t do that when all the washing machines are full and nobody knows how to set a timer for 30 minutes to know when to dry their clothes.

I have to sleep with the window open now. Being a light sleeper, I’ve just gotten used to my roommate’s snoring, but now, outside noises wake me up during the night.

It’s either that or waking up in a pool of sweat. I can’t afford to wash my bedsheets every day.

One of my friends told me I shouldn’t ever wear a jacket if I don’t want to suffocate and sweat every time I go inside.

Sometimes the weather calls for a jacket, though.

Still, the last week has been warm enough for me to walk around outside in a sleeveless top and shorts, but I still feel like I’m suffocating when I’m inside.

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