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Campus alumnus and painter Thomas Kinkade dies at 54

Popular modern artist Thomas Kinkade, the self-proclaimed “Painter of Light” and briefly a UC Berkeley student, died in his Northern California home Friday. He was 54. Known for his mass-produced and marketed paintings of popular realistic, bucolic and idyllic subjects, Kinkade was at one time a studio art major at
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UC Berkeley alumnus and painter William Theophilus Brown dies

William Theophilus Brown, a UC Berkeley alumnus and American painter associated with the Bay Area Figurative Movement, died Feb. 8 in his apartment at San Francisco Towers. He was 92. Brown came to know some of the biggest names in art throughout his career, according to a September essay written
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Business school junior dies at 21 following hit-and-run

Vladimir Debabov, a UC Berkeley junior in the Haas School of Business, died Saturday after being the victim of a hit-and-run near Davis. He was 21. The incident occurred at about 3:50 a.m., when Debabov was walking north on Highway 113 and was struck by a vehicle, which left after
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UC Berkeley graduate dies in India after fall

UC Berkeley graduate Sharmi Doshi, known for her sense of humor, eloquence and passion, died in the early hours of Monday morning after falling off a building in India. She was 23. Doshi, who graduated from UC Berkeley in spring 2010, sustained fatal injuries after falling from the 11th floor
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