"How Not To Be Alone"
Author Jonathan Safran Foer
touches on loneliness and empathy in an era of "iDistractions" during his commencement address at Middlebury College. (SLNYT)
Tonight in Tempe, a forgiving, but not quite forgetful, President Obama gave
the commencement address
at Arizona State University. [more inside]
, Barbara Kingsolver
, Barack Obama
, and J.K. Rowling
inspired the hell out of Carnegie Mellon, Duke, Wesleyan, and Harvard graduates this year.
If you're a big fan of pomp and circumstance, you'll also want to check out these: Chuck Norris
at Liberty University, Samantha Power
at Pitzer College, and Michelle Nijhuis
at Reed College. [more inside]