John Surma Controversy Commencement: Faces Student Backlash at Pitt

The Scene at Petersen Events Center The Petersen Events Center erupted into boos during the commencement ceremony for the University of Pittsburgh’s class of 2024. Students weren’t upset about leaving the institute of higher learning but were expressing their unhappiness with one of the event’s speakers. John Surma created quite the controversy when it was … Read more

The Harrison Butker Commencement Speech Video Controversy

In May 2024, a video of NFL kicker Harrison Butker’s commencement speech at Benedictine College went viral, sparking widespread controversy and backlash across social media platforms. Butker’s remarks, which criticized President Joe Biden, the liberal media, and advocated for traditional gender roles, ignited a firestorm of reactions, with memes and outrage dominating the online discourse. … Read more