Commencement 2009

It’s offical: they’ve graduated. (From left) Iris Lim ’09, Olivia Liggio ’09, Mia Lidofsky ’09, Rachel Lichter ’09 and Julie Libin ’09 mark the moment.

People like to believe that positive change just happens, Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis told the Bates College Class of 2009 during its commencement ceremony May 31. But with so many aspects of our society, Davis said, “change must be firmly and continuously pushed in order to be effected.”

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