Rumor has it that, at other far less superior schools, students are able to peer out their dorm windows to those below, look at the student attire and guess what the weather relatively is outside. This is not the case at OSU. No, here at Ohio State, we have to guess the temperature in Columbus Ohio and do not share in such a luxury of knowing what to wear for these reasons:
- Our campus is so large with so many people coming from various places, that there is hardly ever any uniformity with people being little bitches or not little bitches about the weather.
- Our campus is so large that many people dress to sweat, shedding layers prior to leaving their off-campus (or on-campus) housing to make it to class.
- We live in Ohio, so the weather at 8 a.m. can, and does, look drastically different than the weather at 8:15 a.m., and you must dress for all seasons in one day just to be safe.
- Many locals go to OSU and have been preparing themselves to be a suburban father for the past 20 years now, stocking their closet with cargo shorts for grilling weather. Unfortunately, some switched to their grilling weather clothing too soon and are stuck with the choices they made.
For these reasons and maybe also because we’re dumbasses, Ohio State students take an especially big hit when it comes to dressing appropriately for the weather. To prove this is true, The Black Sheep has taken four pictures of real life people, taken within the same 10-minute commute to class wearing, what they feel, is appropriate clothing for the occasion. It is now up to you to guess the weather. Good luck!
Do you have a guess in mind? Great. Now it is time for the big reveal. The temperature outside during that time period was:
Shocking? Not really. Whether you’re applauding or shaking your head at the gentleman in cargos and a T-shirt, remember—we’re all Buckeyes, not matter how we all prep for the winter summer false spring fall false fall real winter spring season.
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