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Question #37273 posted on 09/15/1998 midnight
Q:

Dear 100 Hour Board,

Why are the main doors on the West side of the ESC so hard to open?

- Fraquinho

A: Querido Fraquinho,

When they renovated the ESC a few years ago, the interior designers opted for a "rough" look. That is why you can see the sprinkler pipes and the electrical wiring in the ceilings as you walk down the whitewashed halls. This same principle applies to the "no-frills" doors. Lubricants or easy-to-move hinges would just have clashed with the overall spirit of the building. But look at the bight side--where else are all the science geeks going to get their excercise?

--Fortao