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  • Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests

    Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests
    Ah, commencement season, time for pomp, circumstance and controversy. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has become the latest public figure embroiled in a commencement spat, announcing Saturday that she would not give the graduation address...
  • Speaking up for the low-profile commencement speaker

    High-profile college commencement speakers are under siege this year. One faced a protest for being an alleged imperialist exploiter of Third World nations. Another was accused of sanctioning torture. A third was criticized for his role in breaking up...
  • Class of 2014, thanks for not disinviting me

    Members of the Class of 2014, I salute you. My warmest wishes on the occasion of your graduation from this fine institution. And, before I go any further, I would like to express my personal thanks to all of you for not rescinding my invitation. I...
  • Write-in candidate joins crowded race to succeed Henry Waxman

    A 27-year-old doctoral student plans to run as a write-in candidate in the crowded field to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). Theo Milonopoulos planned to announce his candidacy at the Museum of Tolerance at 2 p.m. Tuesday....
  • Condoleezza Rice endorses Neel Kashkari for governor

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who many California Republicans hoped would run for governor, on Wednesday endorsed GOP candidate Neel Kashkari. “Our party must champion policies and principles that make opportunity and the...
  • Paul Greenberg: Shut up, they explain

    Condoleezza Rice, our former secretary of state, is the latest public figure to be chased off a university campus by the bullies, formally known as student protesters. She had been scheduled to deliver this year's commencement address at Rutgers, but...
  • The commencement speaker boondoggle

    With commencement season heading into full swing, the scandal du jour is the rising number of speakers hounded off their graduation podiums (podia?) by student protests or threats thereof. Rutgers graduates and their parents will be deprived of the...
  • Campus throwdown: Students are forcing out graduation speakers

    Campus throwdown: Students are forcing out graduation speakers
    With a few exceptions, most graduation speeches are forgettable: Work hard. Chase your dreams. Don’t give up. But the most forgettable graduation speech of all is the one that never happens, which seems to be happening more and more these days....
  • Munger tries to boost Kashkari's bid with $350,000 effort

    Major Republican donor Charles Munger Jr. has contributed $350,000 to a new independent committee he formed to boost GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari, a reflection of establishment Republicans’ growing concern about his bid. The move...
  • Kashkari puts in another $1 million into bid while Rove slams rival

    As Neel Kashkari tapped his personal coffers to put another $1 million into his gubernatorial bid Friday, GOP strategist Karl Rove declared that if Kashkari’s rival ends up as the Republican standard-bearer in California after the June 3 primary,...
  • What college kids don't want to hear

    Last week, former UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau joined a growing group of prominent public figures who have declined invitations to speak at college commencement ceremonies because of protests. Birgeneau — and the students who might...