Greetings, Class of 2016!  It is my great honor, today, to serve as your Commencement Speaker and bombard you with wisdom.

          This season millions of good-looking young people just like you, in gowns and funny hats, will be handed fancy sheets of paper covered in calligraphy.  These lovely pieces of parchment—also known as “diplomas”—will serve as your golden tickets to adult society. Read More