Fellowship of Saints and Sinners

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Mental Health Break—Mindy Kaling, to Harvard Law Graduates

Mindy Kaling is the author of "Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?," which can be found at Harvard Square's Urban Outfitters, right next to "The Marijuana Chef's Cookbook."

Mindy Kaling is the author of “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?,” which can be found at Harvard Square’s Urban Outfitters, right next to “The Marijuana Chef’s Cookbook.”

This week’s mental health break comes from Mindy Kaling’s Class Day speech to graduates of Harvard Law School.  In addition to its main point—that these fresh-faced graduates of Harvard Law have the opportunity to use their power for good and not for “evil”—Kaling’s spiel features some especially amusing remarks about her own alma mater Dartmouth, as well as a quick summary of Harvard’s other graduate schools (such as the div school, which Kaling concludes is for “weird virgins”).

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