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Ambassador Rice urges Class of 2010 to fight poverty

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In her Commencement remarks Sunday, Susan Rice, U. S. Ambassador to the U. N., put the gains of the past 24 years in perspective. She called the fight against global poverty "not only one of the great moral challenges of all time, but also one of the great national security challenges of our time."

Patel: Have one person in your life who is a 'little bit crazy'

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Speaking at Saturday's Baccalaureate celebration on the Main Quad Saturday, Eboo Patel, executive director of the Interfaith Youth Core, told the Class of 2010 that he hoped each one of them would have at least one person in their lives who lives "at a slight angle to the universe."

Satz tells graduates some goods should never be for sale

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Philosophy Professor Debra Satz's message to graduates during Saturday's Class Day lecture was, "Never forget there are some goods that markets do not honor and money cannot buy. Find these goods. Treasure them. But don't keep them to yourselves. Spread them around," she said.

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