This year's Whitman College Commencement was spotlighted by NBC Nightly News in their annual recap of commencement ceremonies across the country.

The video shows highlights from commencement speeches ranging from President Obama's at Ohio State University to Stephen Colbert's at the University of Virginia to Oprah Winfrey at Harvard. Whitman's Commencement Speaker, Eric Idle, is featured singing his iconic song, "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life," to 2013 graduates. 

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