Student set designer Alexandra Grabow talks love of design, process for TDPS’s ‘70 Scenes of Halloween’

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The UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, or TDPS, hired a group of Bay Area professionals for its design team on its upcoming production — with the exception of one. That exception is senior theater and art practice double major Alexandra Grabow — the only student designer for the show.
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From the Design Desk | Artwork by Simran Sarin

Here at Daily Cal, the design department is responsible for both laying out the physical newspaper you pick up every day, as well as for handling all the illustrations you see accompanying feature stories, editorials, and op-eds. Many of the staff also work on art in their own time, and in this series we highlight some of those pieces.
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A new design for engineering education

On June 13, we had the great honor of hearing Paul Jacobs, chairman and CEO of the global semiconductor company Qualcomm, announce a $20 million gift to UC Berkeley during a live webcast of the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago. Dr. Jacobs — who holds three degrees from
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