OF 93 Ladies
and Gentlemen,The Booda Velvets
Cromie C93 was the type of freshman who made noise in the Quads lounges
at all hours of the night. But when a campus rock band called him up,
having liked the voice they heard wailing in the halls, his hobby took
flight. I didnt even know I could sing, recalls Cromie a decade later,
unwinding after a summer concert at the Grape Street Pub in Philadelphias
Manayunk district. Continued...
OF 66 Painting
year Dr. Hitoshi Nakazato
was looking for a way to celebrate the new millennium, three decades
of teaching at Penns Graduate School of Fine Arts, and his new citizenshipnot
American, but senior citizenship. Continued...
CLASS OF 00 Annotations on Anaconda Under ordinary circumstances, says Lt. Andrew Exum C00, I am almost frighteningly laid-back. When bullets start flying, usually my heart starts beating a little faster. Continued...
OF 89 The
Play-ings the Thing
CLASS OF 88 He Passed Up Torts for Tortes Fourteen years ago political-science major Robin Leigh C88 graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with an acceptance to Georgetown Law School securely in hand as he stood within a sea of more uncertain Penn classmates. But today he is not the high-powered attorney or political figure one might expect from his college career. Instead, Leigh has reached what he recalls is his faraway dream from childhood: He works in the restaurant business. Continued...
CLASS OF 61 Virus Fighter Many of the patients who have been treated successfully for diseases ranging from Hepatitis A to leukemia to multiple sclerosis have Dr. Sidney Pestka M61 to thank for their health. Continued...
CLASS 76 He Writes the Songs Becoming a professional lyricist is always a long shot, says David Zippel C76. Its clear that this award-winning songwriter, whose 27-year music career will be celebrated in a Philadelphia revue later this month, has beaten the odds. Continued...
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