Five Words For: The polar vortex

The polar vortex, otherwise known as the arctic blast of air that affected most of the United States, is finally over – for now. The frigid temperatures paralyzed air travel and caused major delays for many, especially college students returning from winter break. Now another cold front is apparently in the works.  In honor of polar vortex part two, Northwestern students and Daily staffers give five words for their experience with the exceedingly freezing temperatures.

“No no no no no.” — Ashley Peterson

“Stayed inside and didn’t die.” — Chelsea Sherlock

“Almost scalded throwing boiling water.” — Brian Lee

“Newest Pokemon attack: Polar Vortex!” — Scott Brown

“Up next: the antarctic cyclone.” — Steven Montero