Features

  • Good Samaritans save community college football program

    Good Samaritans save community college football program

    A selfless act by Albert "Rocky" Pimentel '77 reminds us of the importance of helping people who first help themselves.

  • Golden States of Grace

    Golden States of Grace

    Photographer Rick Nahmias explores faith on the edges of society in a photodocumentary exhibit at the de Saisset Museum.

  • Bishops' conscience model makes light of practical reason

    Bishops' conscience model makes light of practical reason

    Theological ethicist David DeCosse evaluates the model of conscience used by American Catholic bishops.

  • My fight, my faith

    My fight, my faith

    As CIA director, Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63 oversaw the mission to find Osama bin Laden. Now, as secretary of defense in an age of budget austerity, he has to make sure the Pentagon doesn't break the bank and that the nation doesn't break faith with the men and women who serve.

    Winter 2012

  • General Joe

    General Joe

    When Joseph Peterson '72 signed up for ROTC as an undergrad, he planned to complete his military service and then move on. Nearly four decades later, he finally has: with three stars on his shoulder and having served as deputy commander of U.S. Forces Command.

    Winter 2012
     

  • From enemy to empathy

    From enemy to empathy

    Political scientist William Stover teaches students to understand volatile conflicts through firsthand experience. Thanks to virtual simulations, there aren't casualties. But there is a new way of seeing.

    Winter 2012

  • Bronco Battalion

    Bronco Battalion

    What does it mean for a Jesuit university to be home to the Reserve Officers' Training Corps? Seventy-five years after ROTC came to Santa Clara—and 150 years after officers were first trained on campus—a few answers are clear.

    Winter 2012 | FEATURES

  • Begin with love

    Begin with love

    Three exhibits at the de Saisset Museum tackle the subject of homelessness—from the Great Depression to our streets today.

  • How can you defend those people?

    How can you defend those people?

    As public defenders on the Homicide Task Force, Robert Strunck ’76 and Crystal Marchigiani ’78 have some 40 years between them representing accused murderers—many of whom faced the death penalty.

    Fall 2011

  • What do investors really want?

    What do investors really want?

    Renowned behavioral finance expert Meir Statman reveals how our desires shape our actions when it comes to investing. (Hint: It’s not just money that we’re after.)

    Summer 2011

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Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.