Alumni

  • Miller's Tale

    Miller's Tale

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 May 2013

    To tell the story of Bob Miller ’67 is to tell the coming-of-age tale of Las Vegas itself. And it’s the chronicle of a man who served a decade as governor of Nevada. Quite a journey for the son of an illegal bookie from Chicago.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Jeff Gire, 1 May 2013

    Nina Acosta ’82 was a tough enough cop to pass the test for the LAPD’s SWAT team. Then she learned the hard way about gender discrimination. So how did she do on Survivor?

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Range of motion

    Range of motion

    Patricia Yollin, 1 May 2013

    Misha Patel Bechtolsheim ’05 studied business and dance at SCU but assumed they were mutually exclusive. She soon learned otherwise.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The Gamble

    The Gamble

    Tim O'Reily, 24 Apr 2013

    With his background in marketing and organizational behavior, can Fr. Max Oliva ’61 teach business ethics to the Vegas Strip?

  • Six questions for Governor Bob

    Six questions for Governor Bob

    Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Apr 2013

    Nevada's former governor talks politics, family, and how the past is never really past. Which is why his new memoir—also the epic tale of Las Vegas—is called Son of a Gambling Man.

  • Twice as sweet

    Twice as sweet

    Chuck Hildebrand, 21 Feb 2013

    Celebrating 75 years of back-to-back victories in the Sugar Bowl

    Winter 2013

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    SCM, 21 Feb 2013

    James W. Douglass '60 researches the murder of Gandhi, Joe Wolff '67, M.A. '72 offers up a delectable guide to the cafes of San Francisco, Gary Keister '62 summons up the landscapes and seascapes of the Northwest, and more.

    Winter 2013

  • Obituaries

    Obituaries

    SCM, 21 Feb 2013

    Remembering Fr. William F. Donnelly, the Ciraulo brothers, and other folks we'll miss.

    Winter 2013

  • A valedictorian of Olympic proportions

    A valedictorian of Olympic proportions

    Steven Boyd Saum and Nick Carrillo '12, 8 Nov 2012

    Kelly Crowley ’99 medaled twice in cycling at the 2012 Paralympics—and won gold in Athens in swimming in ’04 and was valedictorian of SCU.

  • Can you stand the heat?

    Can you stand the heat?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Nov 2012

    It took months of space flight for the Curiosity rover to reach Mars. And, to survive the heat of entry, it took a shield that a team led by Robin Beck ’77 designed.

    Fall 2012