Commencement

Congratulations 2018 USC graduates!

In a stirring speech that called on graduates to seek truth and help others, former talk show host turned media mogul Oprah Winfrey offered practical advice, shared personal anecdotes and challenged students to tackle real-world problems.

Winfrey, the veteran television journalist, Academy Award-nominated actress, media multi-hyphenate and philanthropist so beloved that she’s better known by one name, had one question for graduates of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at their commencement ceremony on Friday morning: “What are you willing to stand for?”

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