Daily Archives: May 31, 2016


It’s graduation season: Celebrate the ritual

It’s graduation season: Celebrate the ritual   The chancellor spoke in Latin. The graduands, all black-gowned and hooded, dipped or kneeled as the president tapped a mortar board cap on their heads declaring them graduated. I joined the group of freshly-educated at the University of King’s College encaenia. We sang hymns and bowed for prayers, following […]