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Stanford’s 2018 Commencement Wacky Walk

Stanford begins its Commencement ceremony every year with a fun, very nontraditional procession into the stadium known as the Wacky Walk. Videographer Kurt Hickman captured some of the highlights from the 2018 event.

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Stanford Commencement Weekend 2018 in pictures

The Class of 2018 was feted by the university community, family and friends during Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies that featured both fun times and serious messages.

Stanford Commencement 2018

Stanford University’s 127th Commencement weekend, June 15-17, 2018, featured an inspiring speech by Sterling K. Brown, Stanford alumnus and award-winning actor. He told the graduates to think of perfection like an asymptote. “The journey toward it is infinite, but the destination can never be reached.”