(THE COLLEGE FIX) -- Soon-to-be grads at the University of Tampa are taking their celebration plans into their own hands after the private university refused to host an in-person commencement.
“Tampa continues to grow and hold many events that allow for safe operation such as the Super Bowl LV, hosting 25,000 people,” states a petition launched in support of the effort. “Many precautions were taken to ensure safety, why can’t the same be done for a socially distanced and outdoor graduation?”
More than 3,500 had signed the petition as of Sunday evening.
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