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Dr. Julie Gerberding, first woman director of CDC, to be commencement speaker for Class of 2020

Dr. Gerberding, who was the first woman to serve as CDC director, will be the keynote speaker at the class of 2020’s delayed commencement ceremony

| Senior News Editor

Staff editorial: On the choice of Michael Bloomberg as the 2019 commencement speaker

Despite the middle ground that Bloomberg represents, it is the hope of the Editorial Board that Bloomberg will call for change within the University and the greater world as he addresses the future, his target topic and the importance of combating climate change.

On the preference for Condoleezza Rice as commencement speaker

The commencement speaker should be someone who sets us into the world with our final piece of knowledge in our college careers, something that should be prioritized over getting someone with a big name who wants to use what should be one of the proudest days of our school careers to peddle his views on climate change, something most of us can run laps around him and others at this university about.

| Staff Writer

Breaking: Michael Bloomberg to deliver 2019 commencement address

Former New York City mayor and entrepreneur Michael Bloomberg will deliver the commencement address to the class of 2019, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the senior toast today.

| Senior News Editor

BREAKING: Anne-Marie Slaughter to deliver 2018 commencement address

Foreign policy expert, law professor and former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter will deliver the commencement address for the class of 2018, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the senior class toast today.

| Senior News Editor

Quindlen well-suited for commencement address

Despite the lackluster response from the senior class—which can be attributed to her lack of name recognition—the Student Life editorial board believes Quindlen is a good choice and that students should keep an open mind despite her lack of name recognition.

Journalist, author Anna Quindlen to deliver commencement address

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Anna Quindlen will deliver the commencement address for the class of 2017, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the annual senior class toast today.

| Senior News Editor

Congressman, ‘Big Six’ leader John Lewis to deliver 155th commencement address

Civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis will deliver the annual commencement address, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the Senior Class Toast on March 30.

| Senior News Editor

Civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis to speak at commencement

Civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis will serve as the commencement speaker for the class of 2016, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the annual Senior Class Toast on March 30.

| Senior News Editor

Tony La Russa named commencement speaker

Retired St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has been named the 2014 commencement address speaker, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the senior class toast Monday. La Russa is the third-winningest manager in Major League Baseball history and led the Cardinals to two World Series championships in his 16 seasons with the club.

| Editor-in-Chief

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