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A Frosty Farewell to Fall

Penn College offers something to enjoy in all seasons, but takes on a particularly pleasant air as winter approaches. Several inches of snow fell across the area overnight, prompting a two-hour delay Thursday morning and offering a glacial glimpse at what’s ahead.

– Photos by Tom Wilson, writer/editor-PCToday

The Victorian House, dressed for the season
The Victorian House, dressed for the season

The wintry white outside Madigan Library frames a dash of year-round color: the red, white and blue near the campus entrance.
The wintry white outside Madigan Library frames a dash of year-round color: the red, white and blue near the campus entrance.

The "living wall" north of the Bush Campus Center offers a window on the altered landscape.
The “living wall” north of the Bush Campus Center offers a window on the altered landscape.

Snow-capped "Student Bodies" carry some added weight ...
Snow-capped “Student Bodies” carry some added weight …

... alongside a very cool 'cat, indeed ...
… alongside a very cool ‘cat, indeed …

... and a figure seemingly engaged in a snowball fight with a cross-campus rival.
… and a figure seemingly engaged in a snowball fight with a cross-campus rival.

A commemorative construction blade along the campus mall appears to be re-employed for December cleanup.
A commemorative construction blade along the campus mall appears to be re-employed for December cleanup.

Bicycles racked outside the Keystone Dining Room await their owners, either sleeping in or grabbing a Finals Week breakfast inside.
Bicycles racked outside the Keystone Dining Room await their owners, either sleeping in or grabbing a Finals Week breakfast inside.

Nature's painterly touch accents "These Trees."
Nature’s painterly touch accents “These Trees.”

The library's rustic water feature takes on a new look.
The library’s rustic water feature takes on a new look.

"Someone" on the Horticulture Club's holiday card wears a broad smile as the snow piles up – above and below.
“Someone” on the Horticulture Club’s holiday card wears a broad smile as the snow piles up – above and below.