Winter 2012

  • ALUMNI IN THE NEWS

    ALUMNI IN THE NEWS

    Kiki Bosio '06 and Brittany Klein '08 (left) win a national soccer championship with the Orange County Waves. Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer MBA '87 announces the company's highest quarterly earnings ever. And Julia Minerva '99 earns props as a star among K Street's new generation of lobbyists.

    Winter 2012 | ALUMNI IN THE NEWS

  • Peace of mind

    Peace of mind

    Sylvia Tellez '79 gives back to the Santa Clara community by supporting the scholarship she once received.

    Winter 2012 | GIFT PLANNING

  • Obituaries

    Obituaries

    Remembrances of engineering professor Daniel Strickland and Constance “Connie” M. Ridder J.D. ’85—and recent obituaries of Santa Clara alumni.

    Winter 2012 | OBITUARIES

  • Why we fight

    Why we fight

    Why we fight—the question is hard to answer. Perhaps it's important to address the issue more for the questions raised than the answers provided.

    Winter 2012

  • Letters

    Letters

    Readers write in about the Peace Corps, Graham Hall, Fr. Rewak coming home, defending accused murderers, and a remembrance of the class that went to war.

    Winter 2012

  • Life is Serendipity

    Life is Serendipity

    Behavioral economist Meir Statman recounts his serendipitous route to the Mission Campus—and the surprises that working and living can yield.

    Winter 2012

  • The Keeper

    The Keeper

    Third-generation Bronco Bianca Henninger '12 earned accolades this fall from ESPN.com as being the best goalie in the country. And she made All-American.

    Winter 2012

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Table of contents

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.