Clusters of holes are common in nature, for example: honeycombs, soap bubbles and lotus fruits, or in our school, HiMolde!
By AMBER HUANG
Some people become upset or even disgusted after looking at images of clustered holes or dots. This symptom has an official name, trypophobia (Wikipedia-link), while it is usually known as «fear of holes or dots». According to a 2013 paper in the journey Psychological Science, up to 15% of people (18% of females and 11% of males) have these terrible awkward symptom.
In HiMolde, there are some places that may induce the eruption of this kind of fear for some people.
Imagine you were a hard-working student now and fighting the exam preparations in the study room, Building B. Finally you finished one day’s mission and decided to have break. You stretch your body, lie on the chair back and look towards to the ceiling… «Oh my god!» The ceilings of Block B are full of clustered holes.
As you are a severe sicker of holes, you want to go home as quickly as possible. You choose not to raise your head again.
However, when you go down the stairs, you just find the dots are just under your feet. The school paved rubber dots for anti-skid. The shapes are nothing but small clustered circles.
On the way back, those annoying images remain in your brain and do not go way. With the anxiety you never have felt, you reach your room. Finally, you think you are released and want to have a hot-water shower for relaxing. You hum a happy song and walk into the bathroom…