The Republican senator claimed that Columbia University's plans to host graduation ceremonies that allow students to celebrate their individual backgrounds, ahead of formal commencement, was discriminatory on Tuesday.
Prospective grads want an in-person commencement ceremony this May, arguing that large gatherings can be done specifically and pointing to the city's decision to host the Super Bowl last month.
Though there weren't many students my age, I have been in classes during the past three years with freshmen, juniors, sophomores and seniors and I have a lot of friends I've made in college.
The new "20/20" special chronicles Paige Winter's recovery after being attacked by a shark in 2019. It follows her through receiving a prosthetic leg, as well as important high school milestones.
University of Victoria student Chelsea Kutyn was fighting COVID-19 for almost a month. Not only did she win her fight against the disease, she graduated with distinction at the top of her class.
All student activities have been canceled by the school through August 9 following the latest infections.
The YouTube graduation special "Dear Class of 2020" features a massive line-up of stars, with the Obamas, Beyonce, Lady Gaga and BTS among those appearing in the festival-style digital event.
Barack and Michelle Obama will deliver a virtual commencement address alongside other celebrities for "YouTube's Dear Class of 2020" ceremony to honor graduates.
A lot of the other college students didn't realize my age when I started taking full-time classes at Stark State College when I was 14 years-old.
Food brands are celebrating both Memorial Day and the class of 2020 with these free food and drink deals.
"This pandemic has fully, finally torn back the curtain on the idea that so many of the folks in charge know what they're doing," Obama said during an online commencement speech Saturday.
"Graduate Together 2020" will air across multiple networks on May 16 and will see President Barack Obama, LeBron James, Megan Rapinoe and many others paying tribute to the class of 2020.
"Graduate Together 2020" is an all-star simulcast graduation ceremony airing on multiple networks on May 16, featuring everyone from President Barack Obama to LeBron James to The Jonas Brothers.
"More than anything, this pandemic has fully, finally torn back the curtain on the idea that so many of the folks in charge know what they're doing," he said.
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Several users of Twitter, where the request was made, are hoping the former U.S. president will agree to the speech.
Eleven new recruits completed the two year training program with NASA to become fully-fledged astronauts last week.
"I just said to my friends, 'How iconic would it be if I did a death drop?'" says Brandon Austin, a.ka. drag starlet Sophia Stardust.
Students said an empty chair will no longer memorialize their friend at the ceremony.
New York University's president said the graduate speaker's remarks made some audience members feel unwelcome and excluded.
A Rochester, New York prep school's first black valedictorian was forbidden from speaking at his graduation for several "run-ins" with his principal. So the mayor stepped in.
Lulabel Seitz was cut off as she prepared to speak about allegations of sexual assault at Petaluma High School in California.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's commencement speech at Duke University Sunday offered graduates a "think different" strategy that touted the women of the "me too" movement as well as the Parkland, Florida shooting survivors.