MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison graduates think they’re the cream of the crop and will rise to the top — and they want to hear it one last time.
The school’s 2014 graduates have launched an online petition demanding campus officials play “Jump Around” during graduation at Camp Randall Stadium on May 17.READ MORE: Double Crash On I-35W Leaves 2 Dead
House of Pain’s 1992 hit has been a staple at Badger football games since 1998 and has become a sort of unofficial anthem for UW-Madison.READ MORE: 2 Pedestrians Shot And Injured In South Minneapolis
Graduates won’t be called up on stage or recognized individually during the ceremony, so the petition states if they can’t walk they deserve to jump.
UW officials said Friday they’ve been planning to play the song at graduation for months but kept it quiet to keep it a surprise.MORE NEWS: Gov. Walz Celebrates Pheasant Hunting Opener
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