Rain, rain, stay away

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The festive yellow and white tent is up on the Quad and all eyes are on the skies as preparations continue for Commencement May 16.

Two words nobody wants to hear are “rain plan.”

Take a look back at 2010 when weather forced the ceremony inside for the first time since 1991. But the rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of 1,600 graduates and their families inside Lawrence Joel Coliseum.

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault urged graduates to lead lives of Pro Humanitate.

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