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Hillary Clinton Speaks at UCLA

The former Secretary of State spoke about Ukraine, women in politics, and the 2016 Presidential Election.

Hillary Clinton wrapped up her two-day Southern California tour by accepting the UCLA Medal, the University's most prestigious honor.

At the ceremony, she spent most of her time talking about the millenial generation and how important they are to society. She also emphasized the importance of providing jobs for them.

"When you can't find that first job, you are missing out ona  crucial period of personal and professional growth that reverberates for decades," she said.

Students at UCLA thought the lecture was a great opportunity to connect with Clinton.

"Having somebody affirm that female students like us can actually change the world actually meant a lot to me," said Gwenaelle Calais-Haase, a Freshman at UCLA.

Some UCLA students said the lecture was a start to her campaign, but others did not.

"She didn't really tone down the people when she was asked about 2016," said Junior Saundra Albers. "But I don't think she's making any decision, any permanent decisions yet."

"I don't know if this is necessarily a part of her strategy considering... this is not campaign territory," said SOphomore Daniel Hong. "She has California in the bag."

Before Clinton had other people in front of her campaign, but now she's ready to run her own show, said Dr. Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a political expert. "All she has to do is say 'I'm running' and the campaign will cmoe out from behind the trees."

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