If you think you’re weary of winter, think about those at North­eastern who have taken the brunt of this record– and back-​​breaking storm pat­tern: the 65 men and women who are deployed during an average major snow­fall to keep the campus open. Here is how they do it, by the numbers.

Snow shovels: 90

Snow blowers: 10

Pieces of heavy equip­ment, such as plows, front-​​end loaders, and Bob­cats: 24

Time to com­plete one full loop of the campus: 3–1/2 hours

Cups of coffee con­sumed: 180

Rock salt used as of Jan­uary 31: 250 tons, plus 148,500 pounds of ice melt