Instead of allowing political leanings to cloud an earned celebration, Golem hopes her peers will take away a message of inspiration from their prominent speaker. "I wouldn't say [a speaker] could make or break a commencement, but I think it makes our commencement more important because [Boehner] is such an important government figure," Golem says.
"I hope he keeps it as non-political as possible," she adds, "[and] gives us a good sendoff as we take the next step in our lives."
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