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It’s Speech Season on Campus — and It’s Notable for Ones Not Given

May 21, 2014

By Susan Reimer at The Baltimore Sun

It is the season for graduations and graduation speeches, most of which dissolve into the sunshine, remembered by no one, but particularly not the happy graduates.

That is changing. The season is now memorable for the speeches that are not given, the speakers having been driven off by student activists.

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice withdrew from her scheduled appearance at Rutgers after students protested her acquiescence to President George W. Bush during the war in Iraq...

Cases: Nationwide: Colleges Across the Country Disinvite Commencement Speakers