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High school graduation requirements would become more flexible and include a mandatory career readiness course under a series of recommendations and moves announced Monday by Gov. Rick Snyder, who said more must be done to help students fill in-demand jobs in the trades.

It's high school graduation season in mid-Michigan. Please share your high school senior class photos with us. Don't forget to include your hometown and song from that era.

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Current Sports | May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017
Donte Hudson

NFL Overtime; Donte Hudson; International Basketball; James Moore; S.W.A.P. Meet; Reflection Friday.


Happy graduates in cap and gown
Michigan State University

Commencement season is upon us. MSU is sending new graduates into the world this weekend in East Lansing. The only thing more ubiquitous than caps, gowns, and cameras is a military march written by a British guy in 1901. 

Seriously, why do Americans graduate to a tune that across the Atlantic Ocean essentially has become an unofficial English National Anthem? Current State’s Melissa Benmark explores the song that’s helped “commence” graduates for over a century.