Former punk rocker Michelle Gonzales ’01 publishes memoir
In Spitboy Rules: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band, Gonzales reflects on her experiences in the 1990s as a young, working-class Chicana woman in a well-known touring band at a time when women in punk were rare.
KQED.org, April 10, 2016
James Gouldthorpe, MFA ’95, portrays life’s quintessential stages
In a new installation at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California, Gouldthorpe explores the passage of time through a series of mixed media paintings inspired by the graphic novel and realist painters’ depictions of modern American life.
The Mercury News, April 6, 2016
Caitlin O’Halloran ’90 named Woman of the Year in California district
A legislative aide and local school board trustee, O’Halloran was honored by California State Senator Lois Wolk for her service to the senate’s third district, which covers portions of the North Bay Area, Wine Country, and the Sacramento Valley.
Daily Republic, April 1, 2016