group of young people walking one woman hugging older man on sidewalk (l) woman on house steps calling 911 caption 'Karen hates graduations...' (c) woman walking angerly with man walking on other side of yard (r)

‘One person who thinks they own the whole neighborhood’: ‘Karen’ calls 911 on graduation party next door, screams at neighbors to stop

'Some people are just so miserable these days.'

On Jul 4, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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‘They got money to pay for cap and gowns but no money to pay y’all a living wage’: Walmart holds graduation for workers, sparking debate

'Please tell me that y'all were clocked in for this.'

On Jun 6, 2022 by Jack Alban

College graduation ceremony woman hugging loved one in the way of other student caption '$100,000 later just to have my college graduation walk blocked by this Karen' (l) woman holding camera at college graduation ceremony walking (c) female student in cap and gown on ramp walking caption '$100,000 later just to have my college graduation walk blocked by this Karen' (r)

‘100K later just to have my college graduation walk blocked’: College grad ‘Karen’ blocks line of site to hug loved one, sparking debate

'All I see is a super stoked mom.'

On May 24, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

Woman sewing pride flag with sewing machine caption 'At BYU its against the honor code to be in a homosexual relationship' (l) Graduation ceremony with jumbo screen showing woman flashing open her graduation gown to reveal pride flag (c) Woman holding open gown to show flag interior caption 'I will be seen' (r)

‘I will not hide’: Student flashes Pride flag at graduation to protest honor code against same-sex relationships

'Not all heroes wear capes… some wear gowns with rainbows.'

On Apr 26, 2022 by Laiken Neumann

Two women smear a graduation cake, and then the cake gets thrown at one of them.

‘Bet they won’t do that sh*t again’: TikTok shows girl getting decked in the face after allegedly ‘ruining’ graduate’s cake

The girl says she's been receiving death threats after the video went viral.

On Jun 16, 2021 by Tricia Crimmins


Viral TikTok shows crowd booing principal for trying to take Mexican flag off student’s back during graduation

The student is now reportedly being denied his diploma.

On Jun 5, 2021 by Alexandra Samuels

Paxton Smith giving her speech at Lake Highlands High School

Viral TikTok shows valedictorian ditching original speech to make one about abortion rights

Paxton Smith reportedly ditched her pre-approved speech after Greg Abbott signed into law the 'heartbeat bill.'

On Jun 2, 2021 by Samira Sadeque

College grad receives single bag of confetti in depressing Tiktok

Depressing TikTok shows college grad receiving single bag of confetti from his school

'This is so 2020 I just cannot even.'

On Dec 16, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio

Ben Sasse High School Commencement Speech Fremont High School

Ben Sasse’s commencement speech deemed ‘worst graduation speech of all time’

The speech is being universally panned.

On May 18, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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YouTube to host ‘virtual commencement’ for Class of 2020 with Obama, BTS, and more

It takes place on June 6.

On May 5, 2020 by Audra Schroeder

graduation gifts

20 thoughtful gifts grads actually want

Don't leave your grad hangin'.

On Apr 19, 2019 by Jaime Carrillo, Marisa Losciale

best graduation gifts

8 essentials every grad needs to succeed as an adult

Say congrats with a gift they'll actually use.

On Apr 17, 2019 by Marisa Losciale

graduation gift ideas

The best graduation gift ideas for any budget

Let them know you're proud.

On Apr 17, 2019 by Jaime Carrillo

A high school school refused to let its first ever African American valedictorian speak during graduation, so the mayor's office posted it online.

School denies first Black valedictorian from making graduation speech

The speech was posted on YouTube.

On Jul 4, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

Lulabel Seitz, a 17-year-old graduating senior at Petaluma High School, had her microphone shut off when she began speaking about the treatment of sexual assault victims during her graduation speech.

Valedictorian’s mic gets shut off when she talks about sexual assault during graduation speech

You can watch the full uncensored speech on YouTube.

On Jun 10, 2018 by Bryan Rolli