Cal college students create a digital UC Berkeley campus for on-line commencement

BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) — The UC Berkeley Class of 2020 will nonetheless have the chance to graduate within the midst of the COVID-19 disaster by the web gaming platform, Minecraft.

For the previous month, Cal college students from all over the world have constructed life like renderings of campus areas utilizing digital blocks of various colours and textures. “Blockeley College” options practically all campus buildings and landmarks, together with Memorial Stadium, the Campanile, and the Greek Theater.

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The undertaking creator, Bjorn Lustic stated, “Particularly for the seniors who’re graduating this yr, they do not get that closure. So, it actually offers them the form of outlet to say, okay, that is my last step right here.”

The digital commencement occasion can be held on Could 16, the identical day that graduation was initially set to happen.

Cal senior scholar and Minecraft builder, Nick Pickett stated, “It is going to be an open day for everybody to discover…

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