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July 14, 2024

To top it all off: Graduates use a small square to send big messages

A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
June 21, 2024

Many seniors used the mortarboard medium to express themselves on graduation day

Many of the graduating Southern Oregon University seniors topped it all off by adorning their square mortarboard graduation caps with pithy messages or creative expressions using materials, colors and texture to send out a final college vibe during ceremonies last Saturday, June 15.

A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A Southern Oregon University graduation cap message as seen at the 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
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