Viva Barnes holds up her degree certificate for her family to see during commencement exercises at Western Washington University's Carver Gym on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009.  Barnes has been taking classes at WWU since 1988 and has earned bachelor of arts degrees in Spanish and creative writing.
Viva Barnes holds up her degree certificate for her family to see during commencement exercises at Western Washington University's Carver Gym on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009. Barnes has been taking classes at WWU since 1988 and has earned bachelor of arts degrees in Spanish and creative writing. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
Viva Barnes holds up her degree certificate for her family to see during commencement exercises at Western Washington University's Carver Gym on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009. Barnes has been taking classes at WWU since 1988 and has earned bachelor of arts degrees in Spanish and creative writing. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD