Much of The Bluff still without power 

By William Seekamp | February 15, 2021 2:00pm
Campus tent that collapsed during the storm.
Media Credit: Ryan Reynolds / The Beacon

Most of campus including Shipstad, Mehling, Villa Maria, Corrado and Lund Family Hall as well as the off-campus UP neighborhood is still without electricity and cell service, due to a winter storm that has caused massive regional power outages. The UP area has been without power since last night.

UP has canceled all on-campus activities and online classes for the day.

On-campus students received an email from Andrew Weingarten, Director of Residence Life, which said they are trying to provide on-campus students with additional blankets, warming and charging stations. Bon App is working to provide meals in The Commons. 

The Beacon will provide more information as it becomes available.

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William Seekamp is the Sports Editor for The Beacon. He can be reached at