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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…

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And now for the forecast…

Readers of this most esteemed publication, dedicated followers of my column and anyone else: this is it! This is where it all ends. By which I mean: this is the very last weekly weather report I will ever write for the Weekly. Are you sad? I’m sad. Mostly because very soon I will no longer…

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The Weekly’s weekly weather report

Information from the Weather Underground and CBS Sports. Loyal readers! We’re back with the weather! I’ve missed all of you dearly and I’m sure you’ve all missed knowing what the weather’s going to be like in the coming week! There definitely isn’t any other way you’d be able to obtain that information. This once-a-week, rough…

And now for the forecast…
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And now for the forecast…

How about that weather though? It’s a rainy week ahead, my friends, so pull out the galoshes and have your umbrellas at the ready. Today alone we’ve got a 90% chance of rain, and things stay wet as the week goes on. Tuesday and Wednesday have a chance of rain at 50%, with a possible…

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Clutch Hitting Softball Team Opens Promising 2014 Campaign

The Scots of Macalester Softball can hit themselves out of any tough situation. Through 18 games the team holds an astounding .359 batting average, good enough for second best in the MIAC, with seven hitters currently clearing the .300 mark. After a 12-6 start, the Scots are a single win short of matching their 2013…

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…