Princeton University 2012 Commencement

Princeton University awarded degrees to 1,230 undergraduates in the Class of 2012, five from other classes and 832 graduate students at its 265th Commencement Tuesday, June 5. We look at how the events of the day played out on social media.

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  2. Graduation today. Finally. Cap and gown aren't as interesting so have the class jackets instead. #princeton
  3. After Monday's rain caused issues for Class Day and the Hooding ceremony, Tuesday was a beautiful day for Commencement.
  4. Great view from where im standing... lol #Princeton U Commencement
  5. Some tried to cast a little doubt onto the proceedings.
  6. For the record, we know of no "weather machine" at Princeton. Meanwhile, Twitter was abuzz with congratulations for the graduates.
  7. To the Class of 2012 - Princeton University - so proud of all of you! Will miss you. Keep in touch!
  8. Commencement Day at Princeton!! Wishing only the best for WBB graduates Devona Allgood, Lauren Edwards, and Laura Johnson. Thank you for sharing the past four years with us; you will all be greatly missed!
  9. Finally, it was time, after the bell tolled at Nassau Hall, the graduates filed into their places, and the crowd eagerly waited.