From the foot of the Campanile, a chorus of black pride

From the foot of the Campanile, a chorus of black pride with audio

Wednesday’s midday carillon concert began with the first-ever performance from the Campanile of the song known as the “black national anthem.” At the foot of the tower, D. Mark Wilson directed an ad hoc campus chorus in its rendition of “Life Ev’ry Voice and Sing.”

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Berkeley’s Maria Echaveste nominated to become ambassador to Mexico

Echaveste gets Obama nod to be Mexico ambasssador

President Obama has nominated UC Berkeley’s Maria Echaveste to become the next U.S. ambassador to Mexico, and if confirmed, she will be the first woman to hold the prestigious post.