Here are the 147 flags you’ll see students waving at Northeastern Commencement 2019 by Tyler Machado May 1, 2019 Share Mastodon Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Students in the Class of 2019 will wave flags from more than 140 countries at Commencement in honor of the nations that have had a profound effect on their personal and professional lives. Take a look at those flags with our interactive map below. Flags are positioned geographically and scaled to reflect how many students have chosen each flag. Hover over a flag to see the exact number. Zoom in and out in the map to get a better look at different regions across the globe.