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FILE-Honorary degree recipient Muhal Richard Abrams, a world-renowned pianist, addresses the graduates of DePaul University’s School of Music and The Theatre School at the 117th commencement ceremonies on June 13, 2015. (DePaul University / Jeff Carrion)

DePaul announces 2021 commencement speakers

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor April 29, 2021

DePaul’s 2021 graduation ceremony will remain virtual for yet another year, but the tradition of sending students off with words of wisdom from alumni and fellow students will continue.  DePaul’s...

The author, second from the right, at her high school graduation.

COLUMN: I don’t see the thrill of college graduation

Jessica Rish, Social Media Editor April 18, 2021

Last year, when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the class of 2020 was hopeful that their graduation ceremony would still be a possibility. As time went on, that sliver of hope vanished, and the class of 2020...

FILE- In this May 5, 2018, file photo, students attend the University of Toledo commencement ceremony in Toledo, Ohio. Colleges across the U.S. have begun cancelling and curtailing spring graduation events amid fears that the new coronavirus will not have subsided before the stretch of April and May when schools typically invite thousands of visitors to campus to honor graduating seniors.

DePaul Class of 2021 invited to participate at in-person graduation celebration events

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor April 12, 2021

On April 12, DePaul’s Office for Academic Events sent out an email to the graduating class of 2021 announcing a “Graduation Celebration” will take place on campus. The event will allow graduating...

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