While delivering Pitzer College’s keynote commencement speech on May 18th, transgender actor Laverne Cox spoke about including transgender men when considering the issue of abortion. Cox explained that after retweeting a tweet about abortion that…
Topic: commencement speakers
Delivering the commencement address to Liberty University’s graduating class on May 11th, Vice President Mike Pence pointed out the ironic intolerance exhibited by some people who trumpet tolerance yet denigrate the tenets of Christianity. He…
A small, private Christian college in Indiana is at the center of a controversy when the university officially invited Vice President Mike Pence to speak at its commencement ceremonies, sparking anti-Trump and anti-Pence fervor online.
A student commencement speaker at Sonoma State University used her platform to rail against the police and President Donald Trump, which upset a handful of parents in attendance.
A Princeton professor gave an anti-Trump commencement speech at Hampshire College and is now upset at Fox News for airing her speech.
Still bitter? Joe Biden criticized President Trump, although not by name, for things such as ‘hate speech,’ ‘fringe ideologies’ and the ‘forces of populism.’
One Trump administration official was invited to speak at a top-100 university (Mike Pence), when eleven Obama officials were invited to speak at commencement.
Vice President Mike Pence spoke about free speech and differing opinions at Notre Dame, yet 100 students out of over 3,100 walked out in protest of Pence and Trump.
Liberals outnumber conservatives by large margins when it comes to commencement ceremony speaking gigs.
Linda Sarsour is not a terrorist, claimed two rabbis in an op-ed. Sarsour is an anti-Israel activist and will be speaking at CUNY’s commencement this year.