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UPDATE: UW class of 2014 graduates

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MADISON (WKOW)-- It felt like a game day, with some 50,000 people packed in to Camp Randall.

Undergraduates and Master's candidates all came together for the first all-class commencement in a quarter century.

“I think graduating in Camp Randall was just really special to a lot of people and all the students cause it's just a great culmination of everything,” said Kristin Van Spankeren, who graduated Saturday.

And with each UW grad comes a sea support.

“You know what, it's very emotional and sentimental but also really exciting,” said Nancy Tumen, who’s daughter graduated Saturday.

“We have 14 grandchildren so we've seen a lot of graduations, this is our 4th at the University of Wisconsin,” said Mark Berliant, who watched his granddaughter graduate.

And ending things it true Badger fashion, the entire 2014 class sang together and jumped together.

“My time at Wisconsin has been everything I've dreamed of and more,” Van Spankeren said. “Greatest experience ever.”

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MADISON (WKOW)-- More than 6,000 undergraduates and Master’s candidates packed Camp Randall Saturday for the first all-class graduation ceremony in 25 years.

And though this was the first all graduate ceremony in more than two decades, things went off smoothly. About 50,000 family and friends filled the stands. Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman delivered the keynote speech. And as anticipated, the entire 2014 class celebrated their diplomas in true Camp Randall style: jumping around.

“I think graduating in Camp Randall was just really special to a lot of people and all the students cause it's just a great culmination of everything, of sports games we've had here, just so much energy, excitement,” said graduate Kristin Van Spankeren. “It's the greatest place on earth.”

Graduates did not walk across the stage but each individual school was recognized. The ceremony lasted about an hour and a half.

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