|Note of Interest: this is actually what the U of T Ph.D. gown looks like. You can see the real thing here.|
|Wednesday, June 2, 2010|
|Panel 1: Barbara,
Casey, and a lot of other Ph.D. graduates are milling around in their
academic gowns before the ceremony. Casey and Barbara are approached by
a young woman.|
Woman 1: Barbara! What are you doing here?
Panel 2: Now a man wanders up.
Man: Barbara...I thought you must have convocated years ago.
Panel 3: Aaaand another woman.
Woman 2: Barbara? You...you were my TA in 2002.
Panel 4: Barbara glowers in an exceedingly jaded manner as Casey smirks.
Casey: Think of yourself as "experienced."
Voice From Off Panel: Hey, look, it's Barbara! I can't believe she's not dead yet.
Alt-Text: When you take eight years to complete your Ph.D., convocation can make you feel a teeny bit obsolete.
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