Tag: winter weather

Winter weather cancellations: who, how, why?

By: Mira Costello Co-editor    On a commuter campus, extreme temperatures and snow like we saw in the winter storm Feb. 2 and 3 can pose a real threat to student learning and safety. Even students living on campus might not be thrilled about walking across an icy bridge in subzero temperatures. So, what goes into

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The efforts of keeping campus open during winter

By: NEIL KING Staff Writer The morning after a light dusting of snow fell Tuesday night, Feb. 25 (about an inch), IU South Bend’s six groundskeepers used 220 gallons of de-icer and at least 60 bags of salt to make sure campus was safe for students by 11 a.m. During a typical winter day, the

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