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Commencement 19

Duke student Commencement speaker to give ‘brief welcome remarks’ instead of full-length speech starting this year

These changes come nearly a year after The Chronicle reported that the language of the 2022 student Commencement speech, given by Priya Parkash, Trinity ’22, bore striking resemblance to a 2014 Harvard Commencement address. The email, however, did not clarify whether these changes were made in response to last year's speech.