The Final Hurdle

by Jay Schalin

Who says college doesn’t prepare you for the real world? Sometimes they do, right down to the final moment when the tassel is turned from right to left. I’m talking about commencement speeches, which prepare students for the many dull speeches pushing shaky political ideas they will be subjected to for the rest of their lives. Jenna Ashley Robinson discusses how, in this most political of years, political speakers dominated the commencement landscape in North Carolina.