Outrage at Decision to Deny Diplomas to 13 Pro-Palestine Students Overshadows Harvard Commencement

More than 1,000 people walked out of Harvard’s Commencement on Thursday, as mass discontent over the decision to bar 13 pro-Palestine student protesters from graduating overshadowed a day filled with pomp and circumstance.

HOOP Hosts ‘People’s Commencement’ to Honor 13 Harvard Seniors Denied Degrees

Organizers with Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine hosted an mock graduation ceremony during Harvard’s 373rd Commencement celebrations to honor the 13 seniors whose degrees were withheld for their involvement in the pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard.

Harvard Corporation Rejects FAS Effort to Let 13 Pro-Palestine Student Protesters Graduate

The Harvard Corporation rejected an effort by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to confer degrees on 13 seniors facing disciplinary charges for participating in the pro-Palestine encampment, opening a new front in the standoff between faculty and the board.






In Photos: Harvard’s 373rd Commencement Exercises

Thousands of graduates, Harvard faculty, friends, and family crowded into Harvard Yard on Thursday for the University’s 373rd Commencement Exercises. But the usual pomp and circumstance of the ceremony were overshadowed by mass discontent over the decision to bar 13 pro-Palestine College student protesters from graduating.

West Point Colonel Addresses Harvard Graduates at First-Ever Veterans’ Affinity Celebration

U.S. Army Colonel and West Point professor Everett Spain urged graduating Harvard veterans to treat their degree as a “commission to do good” during the University’s first annual veterans’ affinity graduation celebration.

‘Humanity in the Highest Regard’: Incoming BU President Speaks at HMS Class Day

Incoming Boston University President Melissa L. Gilliam urged graduates to “love yourself, love another, and love mankind” in a keynote speech at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine Class Day on Thursday.





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