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Northeastern’s snow response, by the numbers

Curious how many acres of space Northeastern’s snow-removal teams clear out during storms, or how many meals Dining Services dishes out? Here are some factoids with these answers and more:

80-100: Number of people on Northeastern’s snow-removal team during each storm, including full-time Facilities staff, contractors, and students working part time to help

60: Number of pieces of snow-removal equipment used by Facilities, including 20 snow blowers

66: Acres of space on Northeastern’s Boston campus that the snow-removal team must clear during snowstorms

120: Tons of rock salt used on Northeastern’s Boston campus during the past three snowstorms

45: Number of hours Northeastern’s snow-removal team worked nonstop during the most recent storm

12,750: Number of meals served by Dining Services on Monday and Tuesday during the snowstorms

190: Number of Dining Services managers and hourly staff who worked Monday and Tuesday during the snowstorm

“The students like to come and eat on snow days,” said Tom Evans, a cook at Stetson Hall. “And a lot of food is going out of the kitchen.”

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