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Hawkeye History: May 17, 1977

For the first time since 1952, the tradition of having students walk across the stage as their name was read was reinstated at the spring commencement ceremony, held in the Field House. Previously, students had stood up in their seats with classmates from their college.

“I thought it should be changed because it’s important to recognize people for their accomplishments,”…

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