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Latest protest updates from universities as universities begin graduation

Graduation season is kicking off at universities across the country, including some that have been rocked by pro-Palestinian protests and police clashes.

Some colleges and universities are bracing for protests by increasing campus security after several have already disrupted commencement ceremonies. Schools continue to struggle with balancing students’ freedom of expression and maintaining an amicable atmosphere as thousands of graduating students and their families celebrate on campus. Demonstrations at graduation events have so far been peaceful, but disruptive.