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Whitworth postpones commencement until October

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Whitworth University has postponed commencement until October due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The university will still confer degrees this May to all undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies student who are eligible to graduate. Commencement ceremonies will now…

Mindy Kaling's candid commencement advice

Mindy Kaling covered everything from motherhood to the chances of Donald Trump being added to Mt. Rushmore when she delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Dartmouth College, in New Hampshire Sunday.

Silent protests make bold statements at Parkland graduation

Silver and burgundy are the official colors of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. But members of the school community used the color orange and other symbols to make statements without raising their voices at Sunday's graduation.

Trump heralds US military in Naval Academy commencement address

President Donald Trump heralded more than 1,000 newly-commissioned US Navy and Marine Corps officers on Friday for becoming "leaders in the most powerful and righteous force on the planet" as he delivered the commencement address at the US Naval Academy.