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Studying in the dark: Cal Poly student faces power shutoffs, extreme cold in Texas

When architecture sophomore Diana Fierro Gonzalez and her family first got an email that Texas was going to experience some cold weather, she said wasn’t worried. Cold snaps are common for a Texas winter. When the power shut off for supposed rolling power blackouts, she still wasn’t worried. But then, the power didn’t come back for almost a week.