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Westmont graduation features David Brooks

Alister Chapman, associate professor of history, gives the invocation Saturday at Westmont College's commencement. KENNETH SONG/NEWS-PRESS
Alister Chapman, associate professor of history, gives the invocation Saturday at Westmont College’s commencement.
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More than 300 member of the Class of 2015 received their diplomas Saturday at Westmont College’s commencement at Russ Carr field.

A small cadre of students and instructors were furthered honored for excellence in their field before the main ceremony, which featured hymns and a commencement speech from New York Times columnist David Brooks, whose new book, “The Road to Character,” is a summation of the course he taught on humility at Yale University (and makes for good advice to grads.)

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