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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Judson U. freshmen to receive aid through World Leaders Forum

    Judson U. freshmen to receive aid through World Leaders Forum
    Five incoming freshmen at Judson University in Elgin will be receiving $10,000 in financial aid as part of a new scholarship program established through funds raised by the annual World Leaders Forum, the university announced last week. The forum, which...
  • Speaking of grad speakers

    I have never forgotten who gave the commencement address at my graduation; I wonder if, 50 years from now, the kids who ran their prospective speakers out of town on a rail will be able to recall who replaced them? ("College grads: With speakers as in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maya Rudolph looks to spice up NBC with a variety show

     Maya Rudolph looks to spice up NBC with a variety show
    During her years on "Saturday Night Live," Maya Rudolph spoofed all kinds of VIPs — Oprah Winfrey, Condoleezza Rice, Donatella Versace. Now Rudolph has another famous woman in her sights: She would like to take a crack at Cher's old job. The 41-...
  • Students hold commencement speakers accountable

    It's easy to criticize the college students who rallied against such commencement speakers as Condoleezza Rice, Robert J. Birgeneau and Christine Lagarde because they condemn their views on the Iraq war, the Occupy movement's conduct at UC Berkeley or the...
  • What do dead fish and college students have in common?

    Dead fish and college students generally don’t have much in common. Except maybe this week. You see, tens of thousands of dead fish floated to the surface of Marina del Rey’s harbor over the weekend. As The Times reported: “Heaps...