Commencement Central

The pop icon met Nat Werth, who was barred from delivering a graduation speech, after her Milwaukee concert last week.
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The recent high school graduate in Dallas said she doesn't believe the actions were "rooted in hate."
The law professor delivered the commencement speech at the private women's liberal arts college on Friday.
During Angela Merkel’s speech at the Harvard University commencement, the German chancellor criticized President Donald Trump without even mentioning his name.
The German chancellor criticized “walls” throughout her Harvard University commencement address, a swipe at the president's anti-immigration rhetoric.
"Some of you will join the fight on the Korean Peninsula ... where North Korea continues to threaten the peace," the vice president said.
Cox urged people to include trans men in abortion debates in the wake of Alabama passing the strictest anti-abortion measure in the country.
Most of the graduates stayed for the vice president's commencement speech, welcoming him with a standing ovation.
The vice president told Liberty University's Class of 2019 to "be ready" to face opposition and ridicule for holding “traditional Christian beliefs.”
A majority of Taylor University faculty members oppose the invitation, an adjunct professor said.
The "Ocean's 8" actress gave the 2018 commencement speech at Dartmouth College on Sunday.
"Don’t be scared if you don’t do things in the right order. Or if you don’t do some things at all."
High school valedictorian trolls his class with an unexpected quote.
“I’ve got two words that I want you all to remember ... I'm Batman."
The “Black Panther” star also shared how his time as a Howard student prepared him for challenges he faced early in his career.
Anita Hill will take the author's place at the commencement ceremony.
As the keynote speaker for Brooklyn College’s commencement ceremony, Senator Bernie Sanders addressed students on the importance of standing together in the face of dividing forces.