President Delivers College Commencement Address

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President Obama delivers the commencement address at Barnard College, where he’ll share the stage with Evan Wolfson, the founder of the pro-gay group Freedom to Marry. Later on Monday, he’ll appear as a guest on The View. His remarks come after Gov. Mitt Romney briefly reaffirmed his opposition to gay marriage on Saturday while addressing Liberty University, considered a conservative and Christian university. via Huffingtontpost

Grad Student, Gets Prison For Killing Professor

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. —A GRADUATE STUDENT FROM SAUDI ARABIA HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR STABBING A UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR TO DEATH IN UPSTATE NEW YORK.

Troy Davis executed: Students hold vigil

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ON THURSDAY EVENING MANY STUDENTS WERE TROY DAVIS. About 250 students gathered at the Van Am Quad and embraced the slogan—a rallying cry for the millions of people who oppose Davis’ controversial execution in Georgia on Wednesday night—at a vigil sponsored by the Black Students Organization, College Democrats, Amnesty International, and the Barnard-Columbia International Socialist Organization.