Pandemic partying: Some students party, others turn them in
At Florida State in Tallahassee, concerned students recorded videos of dozens of classmates in bikinis and board shorts partying around the pool at the Catalyst apartments just blocks from campus. Both Florida and Florida State have already canceled the upcoming spring break. Students at Florida State have forwarded to school authorities screenshots showing off-campus party invitations, Snapchat-captioned photos of women dancing in bikinis, and group texts in which students discuss the best parties and debate the seriousness of the pandemic. Florida students are urged to report violations using the GatorSafe phone app, the same digital system that can alert students to violent crimes or fires on campus. Dancing and drinking in close proximity.”“Big party full of UF students going on currently, mass text was sent out to many students,” said another report the following night about an address east of campus.