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Yale grad’s final essay gets new life after writer’s death

A 22-year-old Yale gradate, Marina Keegan, who penned her life's lessons in a final column for the Yale Daily News, died just days after commencement. But the words of her work, "The Opposite of Loneliness," have lived on. The Massachusetts resident died in a car crash on her way to a vacation house on Cape [...]
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Death Row Inmate's Last Words: "Boomer Sooner" [Famous Last Words]

Sports : Deadspin (4 years ago)

Jeffrey Landrigan was put to death last night, but not before saluting his favorite football team. He's not an OU grad though; like most Sooners fans, he never went to college. Hope his pen pals aren't still waiting for replies. [Ar... Read Post

Amanpour, Couric, Maddow, Toobin to Address 2010 Grads

Media / Television Industry : TVNewser (5 years ago)

With the 2010 commencement season just a few months away, here's the latest on which newsers will be imparting words of wisdom to this year's graduates: • CNN's Christiane Amanpour is slated to be the 2010 Senior Class Day speaker a... Read Post

Oprah advises, inspires Stanford grads

Entertainment : Lifeline Live (7 years ago)

What words of wisdom did Oprah Winfrey impart to Stanford University students yesterday in her commencement speech? - "The secret I've learned to getting ahead is being open to the lessons," she said. " -"Money is pretty nice. ... Read Post


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