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Faux-mencement Ceremonies For College Seniors; FCC Chair On Expanding Internet Access42:53
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At a few colleges, the answer to closed campuses has been the 'faux-memcement' a quickly cobbled together ceremony, where garbage bags take the place of gowns, but the emotions and the sentiment are real. We talk to a senior at Olin College in Massachusetts and the dean of faculty. Also, access to broadband internet connection is vital for most Americans. Host Jeremy Hobson talks to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai about how to shrink the digital divide during the pandemic. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's March 20, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on March 20, 2020.

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