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Obama To Give UCI Students Bragging Rights For Life By Giving Commencement Speech

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UC Irvine students officially have a better commencement speech than everyone else because President Barack Obama is giving theirs in June.

The White House today confirmed that Obama will make the speech at the school’s commencement at Angel Stadium June 14, ABC7 reports. The university started writing letters early in the school year to try to make the Obama commencement speech happen and even made a video invitation, starring UCI 7-foot-6 basketball player Mamadou Ndiaye, who invites Obama to play a one-on-one game in the video.

Not a bad way for UCI to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.