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College students brave the dangerously cold temperatures

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UConn students make the trek to the bar in the bitter cold. (WFSB) UConn students make the trek to the bar in the bitter cold. (WFSB)
STORRS, Conn. (WFSB) -

College students braved the dangerously cold temperatures on Friday night as they head to the bars, all without any coats. 

The temperature on Friday night was about 15 degrees and dropping at students from UConn headed to the bars for the night. 

"Standing right here right now I can't feel my cheeks," said Anthony Oliva

On nights in the winter, students are all pondering the same dilemma. 

"We have this discussion a lot. It's really a thin line between being overdressed for inside and under-dressed for outside," a UConn student said. 

The students understood that frostbite can set in quickly on nights that cold, but many seemed willing to take the risk. Some were even wearing shorts. 

UConn student, Bobby Norgard said his mom would be proud that he's only wearing along sleeved shirt because it's a business decision. 

"I just didn't want to pay the two dollar cover to check my coat," Norgard said. 

The students admitted that it's not comfortable outside, but they know what they're doing. 

"Everybody does what they can to just keep that blood nice and tight and then you get inside the bar, get a drink and it all goes away," said Parker Cohen, a UConn student. 

In the end, none of the freezing students had any regrets.

"It was worth the two dollars, it's more drinks for me when I get tot he bar," Norgard said. 

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