A statue of former Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno, still stands outside Penn State's Beaver Stadium. But it might not be there for long. NCAA President Mark Emmert says he doesn't want to take 'anything off the table' - even the 'death penalty' for Penn State football if their investigation finds that the university has violated the organization's rules.
It’s college graduation season and the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance,” which began in late April, will be heard at commencement ceremonies until mid-June. Many more speeches have yet to be given that impart the usual pearls of wisdom and advice on pursuing dreams, being daring, and contributing to society. Here’s a sampling of excerpts from speeches given to graduates around the country.