"You have arrived here in the middle of a global crisis, a racial pandemic and ... outrage at the senseless killing of yet another unarmed black human being," said Beyoncé.
While giving a speech at Heritage High School, Charles Chandler went off script and made some controversial comments against the administration.
One student spoke up for her graduating class when the school tried to prohibit girls from wearing pants to graduation.
One student recalls "misogynistic undertones" in the way that the violation was brought to her attention.
Ronlonda Robinson says she wanted to make a big statement with an over-the-top photo shoot for her graduation because of everything she had gone through to get to that point in her life.
A Nebraska high school denies that it had unpatriotic intentions when it insisted that a graduating senior remove her U.S. Army sash during the ceremony.
This is a common phrase used at graduations, but one bakery deemed it too inappropriate to put in icing.
A 5-year-old boy caught the attention of his classroom — and the admiration of his parents — when he showed up to his preschool’s year-end celebration dressed as a ninja.
Niki Hughes skipped her high school graduation to go to the beach — and doesn’t regret a thing. A teen who skipped her high school graduation to hit the beach is being both celebrated and condemned for her decision. On May 28, Niki Hughes, an 18-year-old aspiring biomedical engineer in Loganville, Ga., tweeted, “I was supposed to go to my high school graduation today, but life took me here instead … no more negativity in my life,” along with two photos of herself lying in the sun.
Khye Jessup, who has a rare genetic disorder with a short life expectancy, at graduation. Khye Jessup, a 20-year-old in Greensboro, N.C., was born with Hunter syndrome, a rare genetic disorder marked by a missing enzyme that causes cognitive and physical regression during the toddler years. “I suspected something was wrong when Khye was 6 months old — he looked a little different than the other kids — but doctors kept assuring me he was fine,” Khye’s mom, Shelley Mason, 42, a public health nurse, tells Yahoo Beauty.
YouTube user Kevin Scruggs has captured his daughter’s first day of school on video from 1st to 12th grade, and now she’s ready to graduate. As you might imagine, this valiant effort on the part of Dad, who goes by Kevin Scruggs on his YouTube account, is well worth the 3-minute investment. Watching his young daughter show her changes and adaptations to growing older in each segment is a testament to many things — not the least of which is loving parenting.
An accidental racial slur was published on the front cover of a middle school yearbook. A San Diego middle school was forced to recall their yearbooks after an accidental racial slur was published on the front cover. “On that map there was a reference to a place where a freed slave was known to reside,” Christine Paik, Director of Communications at Poway Unified School District told KFMB-TV.
Just three minutes before lining up for the ceremony, senior Leroy Solis Jr. was told that he wouldn’t be allowed to walk in jeans, without a tie. From there, he explained that he needed slacks in order to take part in the ceremony, and the man immediately agreed to give Solis Jr. his own. In a post on Facebook, the teen’s sister, Rosemary De Los Santos, explained how it all took place, while extending her tremendous gratitude.
It's a "Cinderella" story for a Chicago teen who was struggling to pay her way to three big year-end events: a luncheon, graduation, prom.
Robert Olivo wore this Pokémon tie with love and pride for Dylan Olivo’s high school graduation. Robert Olivo’s decision to wear a Pokémon tie to his son’s high school graduation is not one of them. See, 11 years ago, Dylan Olivo made his dad that hand-drawn tie for a first-grade project.
According to a recent study, approximately one in three women who had at least one cosmetic treatment were motivated to pursue work due to a major life milestone — such as graduation among younger demographics. Forget gift cards, cash and college survival kits — a cosmetic treatment or plastic surgery may be the new “it” gift for a graduate. According to a recent study that explored women who sought cosmetic help beyond the beauty counter, approximately one in three women who had at least one cosmetic treatment were motivated to pursue work due to a major life milestone.
A high school senior’s graduation is in jeopardy, and all because she gave the cold shoulder. Summer, a senior at Hickory Ridge High School in North Carolina, was wearing a loose army green blouse that was slightly off-the-shoulder and exposed her collarbone when her principal demanded she cover up during lunch. When Summer said she thought her shirt was “fine,” the principal retorted that her lower back was “also completely exposed,” going against the school’s dress code.
Kim Kardashian is known for wearing racy, barely-there gowns, but a university recently made an example of her — and what not to wear — at graduation. Kim Kardashian has never been one to shy away from showing skin or experimenting with the latest trend — no matter how risqué it might be.