Alumni

  • A wild generosity

    A wild generosity

    Brian Doyle, 24 Mar 2015

    On the retirement of Steve Nash ’96 from pro basketball, writer Brian Doyle recalls the riveting display of graceful mastery, athleticism, and sheer creativity of his game—which happens to be the greatest game in the world.

  • Back porch blues

    Back porch blues

    Mark Purdy, 4 Mar 2015

    Jorma Kaukonen ’64 plays and sings stuff hard won through a life in music. The rustic blues vibe of his latest album is crunchily satisfying.

  • Funny guy

    Funny guy

    Steven Boyd Saum, 19 Feb 2015

    Andy Ackerman ’78 talks about comedy, binge-watching, and learning to work with actors.

  • Rebound

    Rebound

    Mitch Finley ’73, 1 Feb 2015

    Lessons from the court and the chapel in dealing with addiction, mental illness, and some of society’s most despised. A journey with Liz Bruno ’82, M.A. ’86.

    Winter 2015

  • May the Rhodes rise to meet you

    May the Rhodes rise to meet you

    Jeff Gire, 1 Feb 2015

    On the road with Aven Satre-Meloy ’13: Turkey on a Fulbright, the White House for an internship, and heading to Oxford as SCU’s newest Rhodes Scholar

    Winter 2015

  • Rookie of the year

    Rookie of the year

    SCM Staff, 1 Feb 2015

    Defender Julie Johnston ’14 caps her first season with the Chicago Red Stars.

    Winter 2015

  • Hall of Famers

    Hall of Famers

    SCM Staff, 1 Feb 2015

    The six new members of SCU’s Athletic Hall of Fame

    Winter 2015

  • Devotion

    Devotion

    Marika Krause, 1 Feb 2015

    A former NBA player, a teacher, an attorney, and a cowboy—the 2014 Alumni Award honorees. They were recognized at the President’s Dinner in April 2014.

    Winter 2015

  • Deep delight

    Deep delight

    Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Dec 2014

    With her latest and stunning book of photographs, Susan Middleton ’70 portrays tiny ocean creatures in a way that opens up the whole blessed world anew.

  • What do you stand for?

    What do you stand for?

    Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78, 15 Oct 2014

    The murder of six Jesuits and two women forced the couple who witnessed the crime to flee El Salvador. And the tragedy bound Santa Clara to the battered country more deeply than ever.

    Fall 2014