Four years after Schlafly, Wash. U to award Gloria Steinem honorary degree

Renowned feminist, writer and political activist Gloria Steinem will be one of six people to receive an honorary degree from Washington University at commencement this May.

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Students underwhelmed but hopeful about commencement speaker

The applause was scattered. Since Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced Tuesday that Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and Washington University alum Mike Peters will be delivering this year’s commencement address, student response has been generally lukewarm.

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Father of ‘Mother Goose & Grimm’ not always the best student, but a funny one

Mike Peters graduated from Washington University in 1965, but his address to this year’s graduating class on May 18 will mark his first time taking part in commencement.

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Cartoonist and alum Mike Peters to deliver 2012 commencement address

Pulitzer-prize winning cartoonist and Washington University alum Mike Peters will be delivering this year’s commencement address, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the annual senior toast Tuesday afternoon.

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