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Stephen Colbert Speaks at Northwestern's Commencement

By Soyoung Kwak in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 18, 2011 6:00PM

As graduation ceremonies across the country are wrapping up, it's truly impressive how some universities and colleges nab A-list celebrities to speak at their commencement ceremonies. For example, Dartmouth got Conan. Harvard got Amy Poehler. Bringing in the Big Guns for the Chicago area was Northwestern University, who landed fellow comedian and Northwestern alumnus, Stephen Colbert. It suffices to say that Colbert's speech was nothing short of hilarious:

Colbert graduated from Northwestern University in 1986 with a degree in theater. We wish he could come back every year.