DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — “Krzyzewskiville,” the tent village outside Duke University’s Cameron Indoor Stadium, has been emptied about a month before Duke hosts UNC because of flu concerns, according to Larry Moneta, the school’s vice president for student affairs.
According to The Chronicle, all those staying in Krzyzewskiville “received an indefinite grace period beginning at about 10 p.m. Wednesday night due to the high numbers of student illness and the severity of the flu this year.”
Moneta said that they have identified some students in K-Ville as having the flu and have “elected to take a cautious approach.”
It’s unclear at this time how long the grace period will last.
Moneta said the university will “be evaluating conditions daily and hope to re-open K-Ville as soon as possible.”
“Certainly it is our goal to have K-Ville back to normal as soon as possible and to continue a decades long tradition as lead up to our trouncing of UNC at the upcoming game in Cameron,” he added.
There are 70 tent groups currently in K-Ville and are in a “blue tenting period,” meaning that one person in each group of 12 must be in the tent during the day and six of the 12 have to be in the tent at night, The Chronicle reported.
The Tar Heels will visit Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 3 at 8:15 p.m.
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