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Stories for June 9, 1999


Staffers Are Among Berkeley's Throng of New Graduates


Chancellor Addresses National Press Club


Do Campus Parking Woes Damage Scholarship?


100 "Best Books" of the West


Graduate Teaching Assistants Vote for AGSE Representation


Commencement '99 Photo Album


They're Coming to Berkeley


Berliner Ensemble To Perform Brecht


Bruce Cain to Head IGS


Campus Media Relations Director Accepts Harvard Post


Amateur Architects Build Structures and Science Awareness at LHS


Photo: Taking Steps for the Cure


University Relations Teams Win Six CASE Awards


John Quigley Holds First Terner Professorship


Tips for Summer Bookworms

Regular Features




Campus Calendar


Campus Memos


News Briefs




Staff Enrichment

Photo: Carol Cannon and Gerry Johnson

May graduates Carol Cannon and Gerry Johnson. Profiles below. Peg Skorpinski photo
Staffers Are Among Berkeley's Throng of New Graduates

Profile: Carol Cannon

A trip to France and Italy in 1989 prompted staff member Carol Cannon to start college, at age 42.

"I went to so many incredible museums and churches," she recalls. "When I got home, I didn't want to go back to the same old life."

She enrolled at Contra Costa College in San Pablo, earning almost straight A's.

Then a friend suggested she apply to Cal. "I never thought I'd get in," says Cannon, "but I spoke with (student affairs officer) Angela Skrivanich, and she encouraged me to apply." (continues)


June 9 - July 13, 1999 (Volume 27, Number 35)
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