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Silent spring: Colleges cancel partying holiday to tamp down virus spread

1 day ago   |   By Politico

The scenes from spring break earlier this year make college presidents shudder now: Partygoers on the beach in Florida barely inches from their maskless, sweating companions. Jammed lines at Walt Disney World. Students flying back to campus on still-packed flights before state and campus shutdowns kicked in.
Not again.
“It really taught everybody in the Florida system: It's not necessarily the safest thing to do to allow students to go off for a week that's intended to let people relax. Spring break is a big party time,” said Sally McRorie, the provost and executive vice president for...
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