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Corvallis Gazette-Times: Students feel effects of campus closure

Posted December 10th, 2013 by UHDS News


Oregon State University freshman, from left, Tyler McCrea, 18, Eric Winkler, 18, Joshua Suran, 19, Tom Viggiano, 18, and Sophie Givens, 18, had a late breakfast Monday in the dining area of McNary Hall.  (Andy Cripe | Corvallis Gazette-Times)

[Corvallis Gazette-Times, Dec. 10, 2013] — The Valley Library was shuttered. The Memorial Union was locked up. The campus was palpably quiet, with just a handful of people and cars moving sedately down icy streets.

It was an unusual first day of finals week at Oregon State University on Monday morning — most of campus was shut down because of lingering ice and packed snow on the streets and sidewalks.

The few places left open — locations such as the dining halls and the campus Dutch Bros. coffeehouse — had groups of students doing last-minute studying or just running out the clock waiting for their delayed finals to resume.

The university rescheduled final exams planned for Monday to later in the week and postponed the earliest and latest finals Tuesday until later in the week. ….

Read the full article by Anthony Rimel at Corvallis Gazette-Times.

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