Places I’ve Lived: Upstairs, Downstairs, Wood Stairs, No Stairs

Moulton Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton ON, $1300/mo including tuition and food.

Housing 600 19 to 21 year old women, Moulton smelled like a lipgloss factory explosion. My roommate and I were lucky: the room was big enough to house four students, which it would do just a year later, and had two windows, one of which looked over a forest path.