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Watch President Obama’s Barnard Commencement Address Live Here

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

President Obama is in New York today to address the graduating class of 2012 at Barnard College, in Columbia University. After a warm introduction from the staff of the college-- the sister college to President Obama's alma mater, Columbia University-- including nods to his recent declaration of support for same-sex marriage and LGBT rights, the President got up on the podium with a message to send off the newly minted graduates into the world.
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