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Tag: graduation

June
11th

New grads: Please just stay alive on the roads this summer

This editorial will appear in Tuesday’s print edition.

To the South Sound Class of 2012:

Your commencement speakers are offering you sage and farsighted advice about your potential, about the adversities and triumphs of a life well lived. Our message is strictly shortsighted: Please, stay alive and uninjured for the next few weeks.

The month of June frequently brings a familiar and tragic genre of headline. Such as:

Teen dies in crash night of graduation

Student fatally injured on highway after party

New grad killed in midnight rollover

Here’s the worst such headline so far this month: Death toll rises to 4 in Ohio pre-graduation crash Read more »