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Polar vortex brings campus to a two-day standstill
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Polar vortex brings campus to a two-day standstill

In anticipation of windchill temperatures expected to reach as low as 70 degrees below zero, Provost Karine Moe canceled Tuesday and Wednesday classes on Monday night. At about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, Moe canceled Thursday morning classes as well. The cold spell has brought several Midwestern cities to their lowest temperatures in decades, with…

Cold snap leads to Monday evening class cancellations
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Cold snap leads to Monday evening class cancellations

The second semester began on a chilly note, with extremely cold temperatures and high winds causing Monday night classes to be cancelled. A winter weather system arrived in the area over the weekend, which brought a few inches of snow and a sharp drop in temperatures. According to the National Weather Service, Sunday’s high topped…