Features

  • Respect the game

    Respect the game

    Now they're the subject of dreams-may-come true movies. But in the beginning, they were women who just wanted to play soccer.

    Summer 2012

  • The Makers

    The Makers

    What does it mean to teach the arts—and to create art in all its forms—here and now? By that, we mean here at Santa Clara, in the heart of Silicon Valley, with threads reaching out to the rest of the world.

    Summer 2012

  • Elemental

    Elemental

    Fate and design, weather and the story of beauty: painting as a way of life for Mark Alsterlind '76

    Summer 2012

  • Medicine at 13,000 feet

    Medicine at 13,000 feet

    For a photo essay on a medical-aid expedition high in the Andes, Mike Larremore '08 travels to Huancavelica, Peru.

    Summer 2012

  • Honors on the court ... and off

    Honors on the court ... and off

    WCC Player of the Year is just one of the honors sophomore Katie Le '14 has garnered both on and off the SCU tennis courts.

  • Kenya to the Breakers

    Kenya to the Breakers

    An SCU student straps on running shoes for a good cause.

  • He's Baaack!

    He's Baaack!

    After a stint with the PawSox, former Bronco Daniel Nava is back in the Majors with the Boston Red Sox.  

  • Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    On April 16, 2012, James McLurkin addressed an audience at Mayer Theatre as part of SCU's President's Speaker Series.

  • Dream—and do big things

    Dream—and do big things

    Celebrating 50 years of women—with Mary Frances Callan '65, M.A. '67, an educator among the first class of women, and Brandi Chastain '91, a soccer star who scored the penalty shot heard ’round the world.

  • Tragic, beautiful, and true

    Tragic, beautiful, and true

    With a performance epic but simple, remembering the Virginia Tech shootings by honoring the lives well-lived—and not just their loss.

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.