Current Events

  • Discouraging job creation overseas could backfire

    Discouraging job creation overseas could backfire

    David Yosifon, 10 Feb 2012

    David Yosifon argues that there are other ways to encourage job growth without resorting to protectionism.

  • Heard on Campus: Woz

    Heard on Campus: Woz

    Clay Hamilton, 3 Feb 2012

    On Jan. 26, 2012, Steve Wozniak addressed a sold-out audience at Mayer Theatre as part of SCU's President's Speaker Series.

  • No, Social Security is not a Ponzi scheme

    No, Social Security is not a Ponzi scheme

    Alex Field, 28 Nov 2011

    Economics professor Alexander Field offers his opinion on Social Security in an op-ed for McClatchy Newspapers, republished here.    

  • How can you defend those people?

    How can you defend those people?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Oct 2011

    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?

    Meir Statman , 1 Jul 2011

    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

  • Call her Commissioner

    Call her Commissioner

    Justin Gerdes, 1 Jul 2011

    Catherine J. K. Sandoval joins the California Public Utilities Commission.

    Summer 2011

  • The big draw

    The big draw

    Jon Teel '12, 1 Jul 2011

    The California Citizens Redistricting Commission is remaking the maps by which politicians are elected. And legal scholar Angelo Ancheta is in the thick of it.

    Summer 2011

  • A weight on the heart

    A weight on the heart

    Justin Gerdes, 1 Apr 2011

    Alexander Law Prize honors Iranian human rights advocate Shadi Sadr.

    Spring 2011

  • Internet, we have a problem.

    Internet, we have a problem.

    Sam Scott ’96, 2 Oct 2010

    One winter day, Dan Kaminsky ’02 stumbled upon a hole in the Web that could make for a hacker’s field day. It wasn’t a flaw with a browser or a piece of hardware. It lay in the foundation of the Internet itself.

    Fall 2010