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The End
The End

Some final reflections from an SCU senior on how his faith grew, didn't grow, and was refined by Santa Clara University.

The Drive
The Drive

What should the role of ambition be in our faith?

Chapter One

A student's reflections and lessons learned from her first year at Santa Clara University. College is a short season of life - with its fair share of challenges and blessings- but one that is to be cherished and embraced.

A Sophomoric Season
A Sophomoric Season

Our first, junior, and senior years are full of cliches. But what is sophomore year all about? Discuss.

The 35th Anniversary of the Death of Oscar Romero
The 35th Anniversary of the Death of Oscar Romero

Oscar Romero died 35 years ago from today. What does his life, his death and his beliefs mean for all of us?

Real Recognize Real
Real Recognize Real

Sophomore Aidan O'Neill digs into the deeper meaning of the passing "Hello, how are you?" and ensuing "Pretty good" response.

Sin, Guilt and Forgiveness
Sin, Guilt and Forgiveness

We're always making mistakes. What do we do with ourselves if we keep making the same ones? How do we forgive the hardest person to forgive?

Is it Even in English?
Is it Even in English?

Junior Gus Hardy explains how an overlooked theological concept may help shed a new perspective as we begin lent this season

Lessons from Abroad and from Within

Junior Kendra Clark examines the ways in which she learned about herself and about God through her study abroad experience, and what it is like readjusting to college life at Santa Clara. In addition, she offers insights on the Ignatian tradition of finding God in all things.

Admiring God's Creation

It's a gift to be able to acknowledge the beauty of God's Creation surrounding us every single day.

The Next Level to Service
The Next Level to Service

Santa Clara University upholds the Jesuit value of "being a man for others." But Father Boyle, a Jesuit and author of Tattoos on the Heart, challenges whether service is the ultimate goal, or merely the means to an end.

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving

How can we be thankful in the world we live in? How can we think about Thanksgiving in its idealistic and realistic context? What does a Christian have to say about this?

The Houses That Eight Bullets Built
The Houses That Eight Bullets Built

When it comes to commemorating the UCA martyrs, their legacy can have global implications. Gus Hardy reflects on how the murder of the Jesuits has affected his study abroad experience in the Philippines.

Lay Your Burden
Lay Your Burden

As we struggle to find peace in the challenges we face in our daily lives at college, let us turn to One who is bigger than our circumstances.

Check your privilege, y'all
Check your privilege, y'all

Marissa recently had an impassioned interaction with friends on Facebook about privilege. Her blog entry here is a response she posted to the thread on hr profile, which was prompted by the following article: http://groupthink.jezebel.com/to-the-princeton-privileged-kid-1570383740/+Jessica

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