The first lines of my commencement speech as president of my graduating class, and a mnemonic for the participants in the 2006 Belmont Stakes (Platinum Couple, Double Galore, Deputy Glitters, Bob and John, High Finance, Bluegrass Cat, Sunriver, Oh So Awesome, Jazil, Steppenwolfer, Hemingway’s Key, Sacred Light).
October 26, 2011
“President Crawford, Dean Gregory, dignified guests, bloggers and journalists, hecklers, fraternity brothers, campus safety officers, students, and janitorial staff… hello, konnichiwa, salud.” (laughter)
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