Students Enjoy Abundance of Snow Following Winter Storm Nemo

More than two feet of snow fell on Wesleyan's campus during Winter Storm Nemo Feb. 8-9. Many students took advantage of the abundance of snow. (Photo by Dat Vu '15)

More than two feet of snow fell on Wesleyan’s campus during Winter Storm Nemo Feb. 8-9. Many students took advantage of the abundance of snow. Classes were canceled on Feb. 11-12 as crews worked to plow the streets, parking areas and campus pathways. (Photo by Dat Vu ’15)

Students frolic in the snow near the Vine Street and Home Avenue intersection on Feb. 9.

Students frolic in the snow near the Vine Street and Home Avenue intersection on Feb. 9.

The snowbank is taller than Muniba Iqbal '15. (Photo by Dat Vu '15)

The snowbank was taller than Muniba Iqbal ’15. (Photo by Dat Vu ’15)

Rachel Unger '15 passes by South College as the blizzard begins on Feb. 8. (Photo by Gabe Rosenberg '16)

Rachel Unger ’15 passes by South College as the blizzard begins on Feb. 8. (Photo by Gabe Rosenberg ’16)

Anya Morgan '14 snapped this photo of buried cars near Church Street from the High Rise Residences on Feb. 9.

Anya Morgan ’14 snapped this photo of buried cars near Church Street from the High Rise Residences on Feb. 9.

Mao Misaki '15 begins rolling a snowball on Andrus Field during the blizzard on Feb. 8.  (Photo by Dat Vu '15)

Mao Misaki ’15 begins rolling a snowball on Andrus Field during the blizzard on Feb. 8. (Photo by Dat Vu ’15)

A student swims through the snow at the Public Affairs Center on Feb. 9. (Photo by Shauna Pratt '13)

A student swims through the snow at the Public Affairs Center on Feb. 9. (Photo by Shauna Pratt ’13)

Snow banks and snow drifts on Pine Street Feb. 10. (Photo by Shauna Pratt '13)

Snow banks and snow drifts on Pine Street Feb. 10. (Photo by Shauna Pratt ’13)

Peter Helman '15 and Dylan Nelson '15 brave the storm near Zelnick Pavilion. (Photo by Shauna Pratt '13)

Peter Helman ’15 and Dylan Nelson ’15 brave the storm near Zelnick Pavilion. (Photo by Shauna Pratt ’13)

Olivia Drake

Olivia (M.A.L.S. '08) is editor of the Wesleyan Connection newsletter and campus photographer. I have two dogs, five chickens and 30 house plants. I like snow, photographing firemen and enjoying "stinky" cheeses. Send me your story ideas to newsletter@wesleyan.edu. 

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