By: Warren Yates '15 | february, 2014
With spring break just around the corner, tens of thousands of Chicagoland university students are looking forward to distancing themselves from the Windy City physically, mentally, and above all, meteorologically. This winter has been one for the record books, tallying more days with subzero temperatures than any year for the past three decades. To be fair, the harshness of a given winter doesn’t seem to be a statistically significant predictor of the number of students fleeing the city for spring break—students leave in droves no matter what—but what’s the point of enduring bitter cold if you can’t brag about it? It’s been really freaking cold.