Baccalaureate, Commencement to be Webcast Live - Pakistani novelist Kamila Shamsie '94 will offer the baccalaureate address on Saturday, May 23, and former ambassador to Germany Philip Murphy is the Commencement speaker on Sunday, May 24.
Commonly Confused Words
compose / comprise
Compose means to create or put together: "She composed a symphony for her senior project in music." "The symphony is composed of three movements." Comprise means to contain and is best used only in the active voice. "The symphony comprises three movements." "The class comprises six men and seven women." Avoid "is comprised of."
SOURCE: Hamilton College Editorial Style Guide