Snow storms force Big Ten closings

Kyle Potter

Considering the temperature has been hovering around 0 degrees – reaching into the negatives with the wind chill factored in – it would have been nice to spend the day inside.

Minneapolis hardly saw a flake, but blizzards dumped inch after inch on unsuspecting college campuses overnight.

Snow storms wracked the other Big Ten colleges across the country, forcing all but three to close their doors on Wednesday.

Along with our own University, the University of Michigan, Ohio State University and Penn State are the only Big Ten schools that didn’t grace their students with a snow day – and thus an excuse to sleep or drink the day away.

The snow storm pounded cities throughout the Midwest with up to 20 inches of snow, according to an article on Yahoo.

Indiana University canceled classes until 1 p.m. today.