Virginia Tech held ten different graduation ceremonies to celebrate its diversity, such as a Muslim-only graduation, veterans-only, and a Latino-only graduation ceremony.
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…
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…
As the spring semester concludes and many collegians near their graduation, current and former politicians will deliver speeches at some ceremonies.
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.
Trump’s Department of Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, was booed by graduating students and they turned their backs to her as she delivered her commencement address at Bethune-Cookman University.