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Wynton Marsalis Makes Commencement Sing

June 24, 2009
With a massive thunderstorm threatening in the skies overhead, Northwestern's 151st Commencement festivities were slightly shorter than usual, but no less ceremonious.

Commencement speaker Wynton Marsalis spoke eloquently on what lies ahead for the Class of 2009 and broke out his trumpet for a jazzy finale.

Follow the links below to view an audio slide show of the ceremony, video of Marsalis's speech, "grad-on-the-street" interviews with some of this year's graduates and a senior's personal reflection on the experience of leaving Northwestern after four years.

The Speech The Graduates The Experience

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