Snow at Texas Tech

2/07/14

I woke up on Sunday morning to find Lubbock and Texas Tech covered in quite a bit of snow. While I had planned to take the day off from working, my fear of it being my last good Lubbock snow sent me out into the cold to take a few photos for The Daily Toreador. The campus was pretty dead but I managed to find one person out enjoying the snow.

On Thursday it snowed again, and unlike many other Texas universities (in places that are much less cold and icy), Tech did not cancel or delay class. Some students were pretty upset about it, and while taking photos of cars driving on an icy road, I accidentally got a photo of a student slipping in the middle of the road right in front of a car.

Cars drive on icy roads at the intersection of Flint Avenue and 18th Street on Feb. 6, 2014.

Cars drive on icy roads at the intersection of Flint Avenue and 18th Street on Feb. 6, 2014.

Janiha Gunatilake walks near the Biology building at Texas Tech's campus through the snow on Feb. 2, 2014.

Janiha Gunatilake walks near the Biology building at Texas Tech’s campus through the snow on Feb. 2, 2014.

A bench is covered with snow near Memorial Circle on Texas Tech's campus on Feb. 2, 2014.

A bench is covered with snow near Memorial Circle on Texas Tech’s campus on Feb. 2, 2014.

A student slips on ice in front of a car while crossing Flint Avenue on Feb. 6, 2014.

A student slips on ice in front of a car while crossing Flint Avenue on Feb. 6, 2014.

Snowy bricks on a sidewalk at Texas Tech.

Snowy bricks on a sidewalk at Texas Tech.

Students walk across campus on wet and icy sidewalks on Texas Tech's campus on Feb. 11, 2014.

Students walk across campus on wet and icy sidewalks on Texas Tech’s campus on Feb. 11, 2014.

(c) Lauren Pape/ The Daily Toreador

 

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