graduates http://wwno.org en Pomp and Circumstance http://wwno.org/post/pomp-and-circumstance <p>It&rsquo;s that time of year when Edward Elgar&rsquo;s Pomp and Circumstance March No.&nbsp;1 is played&nbsp;to the delight of millions of graduates in high school and college. The selection of a&nbsp;march is appropriate given that students must face a certain rise in college tuition and an&nbsp;antagonistic job market. For good or for bad, the credentials of a high school diploma and&nbsp;college degree pave a one-lane bridge to economic and social independence.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Andre Perry 11489 at http://wwno.org