As colleges and universities in Texas begin to reopen for the fall semester, protecting students from COVID-19 is no laughing matter.
But at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, where in-person graduation ceremonies and fall sports were canceled because of the pandemic, students were welcomed back this week with a comedy show.
The school hosted a free, in-person show Monday night with comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish, the Texas Tribune reported.
The event, which took place inside the school’s 6,000-seat Johnson Coliseum, was limited to 675 people., the Tribune said.
This wasn’t the only in-person even that was held during Sam Houston’s “Welcome Week,” the Tribune reported. There was array of activities such as an event called “speed friending” and Greek life gatherings at the school with around 21,000 students.
Not everyone is thrilled with the events, especially since the university canceled its in-person graduation back in May along with