Stanford announces commencement speakers

Alum Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., will address graduates June 17

Cory Booker, former Stanford University football player, Rhodes scholar and current mayor of Newark, N.J., will address graduates at Stanford's 121st Commencement June 17, the university announced.

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Posted by Mary
a resident of Menlo Park
on Feb 9, 2012 at 6:05 am


Loved the article about the Mayor of Newark. How can I contact Mr. Booker about appearing at Gunn High for an assembly or panel discussion?

Please send contact info - email address, office phone#, etc.

Thank you!
Stanford - Class of 1983

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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Feb 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm

Mayor of Newark, NJ? Ugh. Makes me think of Janet Evanovich, which in turns makes me think she'd give a more interesting talk ;-)

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Posted by Damning with faint praise
a resident of Stanford
on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:06 pm

Booker seems to be a person of some accomplishment but the Weekly lists former football player first.
Thanks for contributing to the general dumbing down.

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