Sections

  • Why we fight

    Why we fight

    Why we fight—the question is hard to answer. Perhaps it's important to address the issue more for the questions raised than the answers provided.

    Winter 2012

  • Letters

    Letters

    Readers write in about the Peace Corps, Graham Hall, Fr. Rewak coming home, defending accused murderers, and a remembrance of the class that went to war.

    Winter 2012

  • Life is Serendipity

    Life is Serendipity

    Behavioral economist Meir Statman recounts his serendipitous route to the Mission Campus—and the surprises that working and living can yield.

    Winter 2012

  • The Keeper

    The Keeper

    Third-generation Bronco Bianca Henninger '12 earned accolades this fall from ESPN.com as being the best goalie in the country. And she made All-American.

    Winter 2012

  • Fifty fifty

    Fifty fifty

    The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, avers a Chinese proverb. In whose shoes are you walking and what are you carrying to sustain you?

    Fall 2011

  • The promise of this day

    The promise of this day

    Author Khaled Hosseini ’88 tell grads to reject the prevailing mindset of our culture—the mindset of scarcity.

    Fall 2011

  • Ten truths about leadership

    Ten truths about leadership

    Context is constantly shifting. But the content of leadership has not changed much at all.

    Winter 2010

  • Letters

    Letters

    Readers write in about Paul Locatelli, S.J. ’60, remembrance of Jerry Sullivan, S.J., Daniel Nava’s grand entrance onto the major league stage, and inspiring professors from Santa Clara University.

  • Why climb it?

    Why climb it?

    ”Because it’s there", the man answered—it being Mt. Everest, rising amid a range whose name means the Abode of Snow to a height taller than any other mountain on the globe.

    Winter 2010

Winter 2014

Table of contents

Features

Rise up, my love

There are the sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty and grace for all to see. Then there are the improvised places of faith, perhaps more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.

The chaplain is in the House

With the way things have gone recently in Congress, looking to the heavens for some help and guidance might seem like a very good idea. In fact, that’s what Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83 is there to do.

Welcome to Citizenville

Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.

Mission Matters

Goooaal!

Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.

Patent trolls, beware

The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

A sight of innocence

George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.