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Article by Lia Woodward
April 26, 2012

Research finds “Commencement” is no longer a terminal illness

The class of 2012 and all its friends can breath a collective sigh of relief about at least one thing as May 11th approaches, thanks to some timely research conducted by the University of Southern California. According to chief researchers, 98% of the student body was under the impression that Commencement,  or “graduation”  in dirty... MORE »

Article by Rud
May 2, 2011

Man Waving Flag at Cudi Concert Chosen as Commencement Speaker

Syracuse University made a controversial decision Sunday evening when they decided to make the flag-waving man from Nas and Damien Marley’s Block Party set their commencement speaker. Some students are outraged over the flag-wielding entertainer’s lack of credentials; an equal amount of students are “legit pumped to see this guy work his magic again for... MORE »

Article by Ian Smith
June 27, 2010

BP Chairman Chosen to be 2011 Graduation Day Speaker, Dimon Protesters Mildy Upset

Two months after the initiation of the oil crisis in the American Gulf Coast, Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor announced Thursday that British Petroleum Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg will give the Commencement Speech at the school’s 2011 Graduation Ceremony. Chancellor Cantor has extended an offer to the BP Chairman, but is still trying to determine if... MORE »

Article by Anonymous
April 26, 2010

Take Back Commencement from the Take Back Commencement People!

Guys, this is getting a little silly. On Thursday, the DO featured two more opinion articles on why Jamie Dimon is a poor choice for commencement speaker. We can now hate Dimon for his company’s environmental policies in addition to its help in nearly ruining our economy. While we’re at it, don’t forget his close... MORE »

Picture by Anonymous
April 19, 2010

Timing Is Everything

Taking Back Commencement Protest. Chancy Nancy Cantor! MORE »

Article by Piliour
April 12, 2010

A Letter from the University

Many of you may have received an e-mail from the university, defending Jamie Dimon as the choice for commencement speaker. This is NOT the original letter, but it IS what SU was actually saying, in my opinion. Here is the translation: Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, We noticed that there have been concerns about the... MORE »