{FD} The Latest: Will Ferrell gives funny USC commencement talk

The Latest on comedian and alum Will Ferrell’s commencement talk at the University of Southern California (all times local): 12:20 p.m.

{FD} Charter school criticized for punishing students with braids

The Massachusetts Charter Public School Association is criticizing a school for disciplining and suspending black and biracial students because their hairstyles violate the school’s dress policy.

{FD} UNC Charlotte investigates anti-Muslim images on campus

UNC Charlotte is investigating reports of vulgar images targeting racial and religious minorities being displayed in campus dorms.

{FD} North Carolina teacher suspended for making slave reference

A North Carolina middle-school teacher captured on video comparing a student to a slave has been suspended.

{FD} First Amendment backers see free speech fading at colleges

Many First Amendment defenders worry free speech is fading as a priority among today’s college students.

{FD} Minnesota college president: Racist message was fabricated

The president of St. Olaf College in southern Minnesota says a note left on a black student’s car with racist content was fabricated and not a genuine threat.

{FD} 4 Johns Hopkins students overdose at fraternity party

Officials say four Johns Hopkins University undergraduates were hospitalized for apparent opiod overdoses following a fraternity house party.

{FD} Man with sex record is vice principal for day at high school

A man with a criminal record for exposing himself to women in South Carolina was briefly hired as a vice principal at a Pennsylvania high school.

{FD} Yale professor discusses best-selling book ‘On Tyranny’

Yale University professor Timothy Snyder was so alarmed by Donald Trump’s election that he posted a list on Facebook of “20 Lessons from the 20th Century on How to Survive in Trump’s America.” His advice ranged from “Be kind to our language” to “Believe in truth” to “Do not obey in advance.” The list went viral, and the Penguin Random House imprint Tim Duggan Books released an expanded, pocket-sized edition of Snyder’s warnings that quickly reached high on Amazon.com’s best-seller list.

{FD} DeVos delivering commencement speed despite unrest

Despite threats of protests, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is delivering the commencement address at Bethune-Cookman University.

{FD} Money to prep poor kids for college? Sorry, wrong size type

Dozens of universities and organizations that applied for federal grants to help young people from poor families prepare for college were turned down by the U.S. Education Department because of mistakes that consisted mostly of incorrect margins, the wrong size type or lack of double-spacing.

{FD} 8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge’s death

Eight members of a Penn State University fraternity are expected to appear before a judge to face charges that stem from the death of a pledge after an alcohol hazing ritual.

{FD} Ohio university OKs concealed weapons on campus

Trustees at a small university in Ohio have approved allowing faculty and staff with permits to carry concealed weapons on campus.

{FD} Frat member told 911: ‘We have a friend who’s unconscious’

A Penn State University fraternity member calling 911 for help in a case that has led to charges against 18 students following an alcohol-fueled party calmly told a dispatcher “we have a friend who’s unconscious.” The call from Beta Theta Pi member Ryan McCann wasn’t made for nearly 12 hours after Timothy Piazza fell face-first down a basement stairway Feb. 2.

{FD} Transgender teen argues case still relevant after graduation

Lawyers for a transgender teenager who sued his eastern Virginia school board for the right to use the boys’ bathroom have filed a new brief arguing his case still is relevant even though he’s about to graduate from high school.