Graduation

Hundreds Pack Sidney for Annual All-Alumni Reunion
One thing our area does and does well is the all-alumni reunions.  I have been to several communities when they have celebrated the return of graduates from their schools.  I have been to the Oneonta alumni weekend several times and it is, in a word, epic.  Almost ...
Graduation Ceremony Traditions and History
As area high school seniors prepare to graduate this week, the traditions of the graduation ceremony that have existed for generations will be put into practice yet again. But what exactly are the origins of all these traditions? When was “Pomp and Circumstance” written...