President Obama is in New York today to address the graduating class of 2012 at Barnard College, in Columbia University. After a warm introduction from the staff of the college-- the sister college to President Obama's alma mater, Columbia University-- including nods to his recent declaration of support for same-sex marriage and LGBT rights, the President got up on the podium with a message to send off the newly minted graduates into the world.
Harkening back to her college days, Kerry Washington gave the commencement address at her alma mater George Washington University on Sunday (May 19) in Washington, DC. In addition to making the speech, the “Scandal” actress, who don... Read Post
When President Obama offered to speak at Barnard College’s commencement this May — bumping New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson out of the keynote spot — he inadvertently angered students at his alma mater, Columbia College... Read Post