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One step away
June 8, 2024

There’s snow place like Aggieland

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Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker

It began snowing in College Station around 6:20 p.m. Dec. 7.

Students took a break from finals preparations to enjoy an unexpected snowfall Dec. 7.

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  • Snow filled Academic Plaza for a few hours Thursday night.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • What began as a light snow became full-fledged flurries.

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  • Students began flocking to Academic Plaza to play in the snow.

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  • Kinesiology freshman Savannah Quinonez began building a snowman.

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  • Freshmen Jacob Dye, William Shivers, Mason Herbert and Max Matsushita and juniors Elizabeth Berry and Preston Holda built a snowman in front of the Academic Building.

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  • The Administration Building was covered in several inches of snow.

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  • Samantha the dog took a walk through the Quad with her owner.

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  • The Quad was decorated with Christmas lights from Holiday on the Quad, which was held Dec. 3.

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  • The snowfall was so heavy at one point that visibility was limited.

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  • Snowy conditions on the College Station campus on Dec. 8, 2017.

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  • Students gathered in the Quad to enjoy the snow.

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  • Some Aggies built a snowman in the Haynes Ring Plaza.

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  • Snow began falling around 5 p.m. and didn’t begin to slow down until about 8:30 p.m.

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  • Snowmen of all sizes popped up across campus as the night went on.

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  • The last time snow fell in College Station was in February 2011.

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  • Statues and buildings across campus became coated in snow.

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  • This was the first snow to fall on the renovated Kyle Field.

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  • Rose bushes in front of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum were covered in blankets of snow.

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