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.