If John Stewart had been the speaker at my college graduation, I might have actually gone.
We declared war on terror. We declared war on terror — its not even a noun, so, good luck. After we defeat it, I’m sure well take on that bastard ennui.
College is something you complete. Life is something you experience. So don’t worry about your grade, or the results or success. Success is defined in myriad ways, and you will find it, and people will no longer be grading you, but it will come from your own internal sense of decency which I imagine, after going through the program here, is quite strong…although I’m sure downloading illegal files…but, nah, that’s a different story.
Love what you do. Get good at it. Competence is a rare commodity in this day and age. And let the chips fall where they may.
Thanks to Mike at Pedablogue for the link.