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Brock Turner (Santa Clara County Sheriff via Associated Press)

Rape Protest to Hit Stanford Graduation

Activists are targeting Stanford University’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, staging a protest against “rape culture” at the school, in connection with the recent conviction of former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, who received a light sentence.

Nohemi Gonzales (Genaro Molina / LA Times / Associated Press)

Young Victim Of Paris Terror Attacks Awarded Posthumous Degree

Nohemi Gonzalez became the first person in her family to graduate college on Thursday morning as her mother and stepfather accepted the Cal State University Long Beach (CSULB) diploma on behalf of the young woman — who was murdered in the November 13 Islamic terror attacks in Paris.

El Camino High School (Screenshot / Facebook)

Vandals Leave Swastika on High School Field after Graduation

Over the weekend, a giant swastika made of removable, snap-together tiles was placed on the football field at El Camino High School in South San Francisco. The school had just celebrated graduation ceremonies on Friday. Residents saw the swastika over the weekend, but custodians only discovered the swastika on Monday, whereupon they told school officials and subsequently removed it.

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Columbia University’s ‘Mattress Girl’ Carries Mattress to Graduation

On Tuesday, Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student whose questionable story of how she was raped by another student led her to carry a mattress everywhere she went on campus for years, gaining her enough notoriety that Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand invited her to President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address, ignored the university’s email banning large or heavy objects from the graduation ceremony and carried the mattress onstage when she accepted her diploma.

Bill Maher protest (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

Berkeley Graduation: ‘Dear Admin, Don’t Maher Our Commencement’

BERKELEY, California — A group of student protesters at Berkeley managed to get their message of disapproval for Bill Maher in plain sight of the comedian during the winter class of 2014’s Saturday commencement. Six protesters, each holding up one

Berkeley Protest Bill Maher (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

Berkeley Students’ Reactions to Bill Maher Speech Mixed

BERKELEY, California — Mixed opinions greeted Bill Maher’s controversial appearance at Berkeley’s Saturday winter commencement. Sentiments ranged in favor of the self-proclaimed far-left talk show host and comedian to literal hatred for him and his beliefs. In October, Maher said Islam