Bronco Profile

  • A big, beautiful voice

    A big, beautiful voice

    Brian Thorsett '00, who performs everything from Mozart to Britten, didn’t always seem destined for the stage. For starters, he couldn’t match pitch.

    Summer 2012

  • Talking Dust Bowl blues

    Talking Dust Bowl blues

    The ghost of Woody Guthrie stalks the stage in a one-man show starring Rob Tepper '00.

    Spring 2012

  • Bronco Profile: Where the heart is

    Bronco Profile: Where the heart is

    An epic journey to find a family and a tribe Ralph Juarez '88 never knew.

    Spring 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
     

  • 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

Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on Capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.

What connects us

Plus, some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.