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UCLA students rallied against Franco commencement

Source: L. A. Times Posted By: Bill 4618 days ago

Actor James Franco has won critical raves for his performances in films such as the 2008 stoner comedy "Pineapple Express" and the Oscar-nominated drama "Milk." But this spring, when he agreed to deliver a commencement speech at UCLA, Franco received a thumbs-down from many members of the student body.

"[We] don't feel he is as esteemed as a commencement speaker of UCLA's caliber should be," said an editorial in the Daily Bruin.

Earlier this week, and just days before the ceremony, the actor....

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