Oh, the places they went: Top quotes from this year’s commencement addresses

The 2023 graduates were the last to take the stage. As millions of students and their families celebrate, colleges, as usual, gather celebrities from Hollywood to the White House to say goodbye to their graduates, while Vice President Harris becomes the first woman at West Point. gave a graduation speech. Here are some of the […]

Biden speaks with Obama on flight home from Air Force commencement

According to the White House, President Biden spoke with former President Barack Obama on the phone on Thursday to discuss things like this week’s vote on raising the debt ceiling. The conversation took place on the way back to Washington, D.C. on Air Force One after Biden delivered his commencement address at the Air Force […]

Joe Biden takes hard fall at Air Force Academy commencement ceremony

President Biden fell on the stage Thursday after celebrating the graduates of the Air Force Academy in Colorado, gasping from the crowd as people rushed to get the commander-in-chief to his feet.Biden, 80, is the oldest president in history and is seeking a second term in next year’s election. The White House did not immediately […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda delivers Hunter College commencement speech

Broadway stalwart Lin-Manuel Miranda praised Hunter College alumni for “trying to learn the truth in an age of online misinformation” in a moving commencement speech Tuesday. The renowned playwright and actor, who is also an alumnus of Hunter College High School, shared a message of hope and inspiration while acknowledging the challenges CUNY graduates face […]


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