Commencement Contretemps

Contretemps

At graduation ceremonies this year, all is not pomp and circumstance. When George Bush spoke in mid-May at Hampton University, students angered by his civil rights policies displayed the clenched-fist sign. Among others getting a chilly reception:

BILLY JOEL

Fairfield University A philosophy professor at the Catholic college questioned the presentation of an honorary doctorate to the writer of Only the Good Die Young ("Come out Virginia/ Don't let me wait/ You Catholic girls start much too late").

DICK CHENEY

Colorado College About 50 students wearing white armbands and paper peace doves turned their backs on the Secretary of Defense as...

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