Northeastern graduating senior and 2023 undergraduate commencement speaker, Clara Wu poses for a portrait on the Boston campus.

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Northeastern undergraduate commencement student speaker to deliver message full of ‘legit grandpa advice’

For Northeastern University undergraduate student commencement speaker Clara Wu, the goal is to be relatable, genuine, and to impart some sage advice. So, she took the advice of two relatable, genuine and sage people in her life: her grandpa Carl and the late grandpa Wu Chengkang.

“Who am I to give advice?” Wu asks, laughing. “This is legit grandpa advice. They’re wise grandpas.”

Wu will deliver her speech during undergraduate commencement exercises at Fenway Park at  4 p.m. on Sunday, May 7.

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