And the MAGGIE Award for the best overall in the category goes to ... Santa Clara Magazine for the Winter 2013 edition, “Why Silicon Valley loves the humanities.” Presented by the Western Publishing Association for 63 years, the MAGGIEs are a regionwide competition. SCM competed in a category that included associations and nonprofits, along with university magazines. Other honorees at the awards presented in Los Angeles this May included Mother Jones and Variety.
Also regionally, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recognized the mag with a few 2014 medals: a silver for staff writing (a set of five articles that we describe as “Saints, sinners, and seven minutes of terror”), and silver and bronze for photographer Charles Barry—for “Train ride,” a photo of U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren J.D. ’75, and “Studio portrait with a saint,” a portrait of the St. Clare statue that used to grace the front of the Mission Church.
High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.
Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.
Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.
Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.
A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.