Current Events

  • No free lunch

    No free lunch

    Leon Neyfakh, 5 May 2015

    Here’s a solution to prison overcrowding, says law professor W. David Ball: Make prosecutors answer for the cost of incarceration.

  • Lawn to lettuce

    Lawn to lettuce

    Kamila Lambert '12, 15 Apr 2015

    In the face of California’s deepening drought, Kamila Lambert ’12 offers three great reasons to turn your lawn into an edible garden.

  • The meh response to the iWatch

    The meh response to the iWatch

    Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77, 9 Apr 2015

    Having attacked everything else, Apple is going after the last screen left, but where’s the big innovation?

  • You're not helping

    You're not helping

    Irina Raicu J.D. '09, 19 Mar 2015

    Internet ethicist Irina Raicu J.D. ’09 examines how a Newsweek cover depicting gender discrimination in Silicon Valley perpetuates the problem.

  • Funny guy

    Funny guy

    Steven Boyd Saum, 19 Feb 2015

    Andy Ackerman ’78 talks about comedy, binge-watching, and learning to work with actors.

  • Freedom, justice, etc.

    Freedom, justice, etc.

    Steven Boyd Saum, 11 Feb 2015

    From Berlin to Cape Town to Tiananmen Square, what do the revolutions of 1989–90 mean a quarter century later?

  • Use these powers for good

    Use these powers for good

    Lee Daniel Kravetz M.A. ’13, 1 Feb 2015

    There’s no magic pill you can take to bounce back from tragedy. But there are stories of people who’ve bounced forward to great things. Call them supersurvivors.

    Winter 2015

  • To raze a house

    To raze a house

    Joe Garofoli, 2 Dec 2014

    There are a lot of bad stories to tell about Flint, Michigan, but SCU professor Gordon Young inspired a good one.

  • Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    Mary Bruno, 11 Sep 2014

    The field of software engineering is woefully lagging on the ethics training front. SCU’s Internet Ethics program is among those working to change that.

  • Poetry inside technology

    Poetry inside technology

    William Rewak, S.J., 5 Sep 2014

    SCU chancellor William Rewak, S.J., reflects on why the worlds of technology and poetry are not so far apart.