Why it’s called “commencement”

I'm on the Writers' Vineyard today, with a few thoughts about commencement. Tis the season for graduations! Here's an excerpt: It's all about beginnings. We celebrate accomplishments, and in so doing, we prepare ourselves for a new start. What comes next? Moving, job searches, weddings, births? Who knows. We only know that at the moment … Continue reading Why it’s called “commencement”