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      Ripon College announces commencement speakers

      Hanna Rosin (left) and David Plotz (Courtesy: Ripon College)
      Hanna Rosin (left) and David Plotz (Courtesy: Ripon College)
      RIPON - David Plotz and Hanna Rosin of the online magazine Slate will deliver Ripon College's commencement address in spring.It will take place on Sunday, May 18 at 1:30 p.m.Plotz is the editor of Slate, and Rosin is the co-founder of DoubleX, a women's site connected to Slate, and senior editor at The Atlantic. They are also husband and wife.The 2014 Ripon College commencement theme is "The New Media."A special panel discussion on the topic of new media will take place prior to commencement. That will run from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. It will feature Plotz, Rosin and Mark Porubcansky, foreign editor of The Los Angeles Times and 1977 Ripon graduate.