With Blessings, Cheers, and Relief, the Class of 2016 Celebrates a Milestone

May 24, 2016

One minute, the Old Campus was serene. Small sparrows flitted about and landed on some of the thousands of empty white chairs lined in neat rows. Family members and other guests talked quietly amongst themselves or readied their cameras for the big moment. A cool breeze blew across the sun-dappled quadrangle as the Harkness Tower carillon played a hymn. A few balloons bobbed in the air.