May 22, 2017

Tomi Lahren — who was fired from TheBlaze — tried to lecture "snowflakes" on holding jobs

"How's collecting unemployment going?"

May 21, 2017

Pence talks "free speech" in Notre Dame graduation address, students walk out in protest

As students walked out in protest, Pence criticized other colleges for their attacks on free speech.
May 19, 2017

Notre Dame students to stage walkout over commencement speaker Mike Pence

The Notre Dame students are standing up for those targeted by Pence's policies.
May 15, 2017

Bill Gates has a message for every college grad who wants to change the world

"If I were starting out today and looking [to] make a big impact in the world, I would consider three fields."
May 13, 2017

Elizabeth Warren encourages graduates with student loan debt to challenge Trump

In a commencement speech at the University of Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren encouraged students to get active and resist.
June 6, 2016

This Man Had No Chill at His Wife's Graduation Ceremony — And It's Going Viral

Ain't too proud to yell.

June 2, 2016

Here's How Long It Would Take 2016 Grads to Make Up the Cost of Commencement Speakers

What colleges pay for a 15-minute speech would cost grads years to pay back.
May 27, 2016

Meet the First Black Valedictorian at the World's First School of Dentistry

The university hasn't had a black valedictorian in 176 years. Until now.
May 27, 2016

High School Senior With Cancer Was Banned From Walking With His Class at Graduation

"Students who are put in situations like mine are stranded on an island away from all the other normal teenagers."
May 26, 2016

The Story Behind the Viral Photo of Haitian-Born West Point Grad Alix Idrache

While West Point graduate Alix Idrache's victory is hard won, minorities are still underrepresented among military officers.
May 17, 2016

4 Commencement Speakers Who Actually Told Grads What They Need to Hear

"You're all here today because someone gave you strength ... God, Allah, Buddha, Gaga — whomever you pray to."

May 17, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s University of Pennsylvania Commencement Speech Will Move You to Tears

Lin-Manuel Miranda drops some wise words at the 2016 University of Pennsylvania commencement.
June 1, 2015
May 24, 2015

Watch Robert De Niro Tell a Class Of Graduating Artists: "You're F*cked"

That wasn't the only bomb De Niro dropped on NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
May 20, 2015

Matthew McConaughey Has Some Alright Advice for Graduates

The Oscar-winner gave his signature cool-guy advice to University of Houston grads.

May 18, 2015

Stephen Colbert Just Gave Some Amazing Advice to Graduates in His Commencement Speech

"Score yourself on a curve. Give yourself extra credit. You have the power."
May 15, 2015

In One Quote, the Snapchat CEO's Graduation Speech Shuts Down Millennial Haters

"When we decided not to sell our business people called us a lot of things besides crazy – things like arrogant and entitled."
May 12, 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson Just Gave Graduates These 9 Crucial Pieces of Advice

Sorry, but we've got some bad news about your GPA.
May 12, 2015

6 Totally Genius Quotes Every Female College Graduate Needs to Hear

Let these six women guide you into post-grad life.
April 13, 2015

14 Quotes That Prove Amy Poehler Gives the World's Best Advice

"Accepting love is very hard, but it's so nourishing when we do."

Oct. 1, 2014
Aug. 22, 2014

Apple Left a Little Piece of Inspiration Hidden on Everyone's Operating Systems

Steve Jobs lives on in an unexpected place.
June 17, 2014

A D.C. Teenager Just Shattered Every Stereotype About the Homeless

This girl is going places.
May 19, 2014

12 Biggest Lies We're Told in College Graduation Speeches

It's time for a reality check.
Feb. 13, 2014

7 Extremely Successful Business People Who Were Once Brutally Rejected

Proof that failing might be just the push you need to succeed.

July 22, 2013

Should Tay Allyn's "Mass Text" Video Have Gone Viral?

Tay Allyn is a rising pop star who represents all the shameful stereotypes of American culture. Why are music producers promoting such ridiculous lyrics and illiterate celebrity icons?
June 30, 2013

Hey Recent Graduates: You're Nothing Special and That's OK

The world is a hard place after graduation and you should temper your expectations to be more realistic.
June 24, 2013

The Newest Digital Revolution Is Here, and It's Called Crowdfunding

Crowd-funding — a method of raising capital to fund new enterprises and projects, is changing the investment environment, giving everybody a chance to make a social impact.
June 19, 2013

Graduation Speeches 2013: Mayor Bloomberg Goes Political in Stanford Commencement Speech

The NYC mayor, who is not known for shying away from sensitive topics, took on illegal immigration and student visas in an address to Stanford graduates.