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Reflections on a Long-Delayed Commencement

The Class of 2020 finally got an in-person commencement on Sunday, 16 months after they celebrated with a virtual ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Student speaker Sabrina Sabrina Maciariello talks about her experience at commencement, the themes of grief woven into her speech and her advice for current students. Features Managing Editor Alison Korn talks about problems the Mitchell-White House, a Cultural Living and Learning Community designed to provide a safe residential space for Black students, has had with Duke administration. Enterprise Editor Chris Kuo talks COVID-19 policy — and what Cameron Indoor Stadium might look like this year. It's almost fall break. You've got this! Host and producer: Matthew Griffin Graphic designer: May Fu September 28, 2021