Alumni

  • Tree still stands tall

    Tree still stands tall

    Dennis Awtrey ’70 loomed tall over the golden era of SCU’s men’s hoops.

    Summer 2011

  • Sea legs

    Sea legs

    Shana Bagley J.D. ’93 is sailing in the Clipper Round the World race.

    Summer 2011

  • Revealed! The truth behind No Name!

    Revealed! The truth behind No Name!

    On today's Rock Report: the story (and real identity) of a legendary bad boy disc jockey. It's none other than Mike Nelson '96, whose freshman thrash band was once booed off the stage at the Leavey Center.

    Spring 2011

  • Satellite Heart

    Satellite Heart

    For the first part of her life, Anya Marina '96 found her voice a source of embarrassment and ridicule. Now, with her third album on the way, it's her bread and butter.

    Spring 2011

  • Near post

    Near post

    Soccer legend Brandi Chastain '91 says farewell to the pros ... and comes back to SCU.

    Spring 2011

  • Man in motion

    Man in motion

    When it comes to football, Rich McGuinness '89 is the force behind The Ride and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

    Spring 2011

  • Internet, we have a problem.

    Internet, we have a problem.

    One winter day, Dan Kaminsky ’02 stumbled upon a hole in the Web that could make for a hacker’s field day. It wasn’t a flaw with a browser or a piece of hardware. It lay in the foundation of the Internet itself.

    Fall 2010

  • Good, raw work

    Good, raw work

    Writing, coaching, and Teens in Print

    Summer 2010

  • Race matters

    Race matters

    When Antonio Estremera ’72 came to Santa Clara in 1968, he intended to major in history, not make it.

    Summer 2010

  • ... And ladies of the club

    ... And ladies of the club

    In 2010, the Catala Club celebrated 80 years of work and play. As a group, they’ve raised millions for scholarships—and they’re going strong.

    Winter 2010

Winter 2014

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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.