UMass Flag Flap

A UMass students who wanted to fly the  Tibetan flag at upcoming commencement ceremonies is being denied her  request by the school. 

Kalsang Nangpa wanted to fly the flag during the  Parade of Nations procession, but school officials said this week that  they rely on a list of countries recognized by the United States. 

Tibet  has long sought independence from the People's Republic of China.  

Commencement takes place next Friday.

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