While You Study, Northwestern Students Enjoy 'Spring Break on Ice'

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One in every eight Northwestern University undergraduates is currently having way more fun than you. Nine hundred and forty students are now on the tail end of what the Daily Northwestern called the largest organized ski trip in the country, thanks to an academic schedule that lets them out of class a week before the usual start of Christmas break. "We get to go out and ski instead of laying around at home for a week," boasted one student organizer. "It's like spring break on ice."