Booker sat down with The Daily in advance of the 2012 presidential election to discuss his predictions, the impact of Hurricane Sandy on governance and bipartisanship and the most pressing issues that will need to be addressed by the winner of the presidential election.
“This University and this moment fills me with a sense of gratitude. Today is not just a day of celebration but a day of appreciation.”
Cory Booker ’91 M.A. ‘92, mayor of Newark, NJ, delivered the keynote address today to the class of 2012 at Stanford’s 121st Commencement. Booker gave a very personal speech, focusing on his father and grandfather and sharing from his experiences in Newark.
The senior class presidents announced this week that Stanford’s 2012 Commencement speaker will be Newark Mayor Cory Booker ’91 M.A. ’92.
Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker ’91 M.A. ’92 will serve as the 2012 Commencement speaker, the senior class presidents announced Monday.
Over 1,000 attendees gathered Saturday morning in Maples Pavilion for the sixth annual Reunion Homecoming Roundtable at Stanford, titled this year “Education Nation 2.0: Redefining K-12 education in America before it redefines us.”