Hofstra University graduation 2013

Phil Schiliro, a 1978 Hofstra University graduate who

Phil Schiliro, a 1978 Hofstra University graduate who was recently picked by President Barack Obama to help implement the Affordable Care Act, speaks at the Hofstra mid-year graduation. (Dec. 22, 2013) (Credit: Steve Pfost)

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Graduating Hofstra University students wore white ribbons on their gowns Sunday to honor junior Andrea Rebello, 21, of Tarrytown, who was killed two days before the graduation ceremony in a police standoff with an armed robber.

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