Summer 2012

  • That common bond

    That common bond

    A few things have changed on the Mission Campus over 40 years. But as James M. Schiavenza '71, J.D. '74 has learned, we’re part of an unfolding story here at Santa Clara—one we can be proud to tell.

    Summer 2012

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    Dante "Dan" Pastorini '71 reveals his past "fast-lane lifestyle" and his journey to a better self in his book Taking Flak: My Life in the Fast Lane.

    Summer 2012

  • The storyteller

    The storyteller

    In retirement, Anne Middleton '71 follows her passion.

    Summer 2012

  • Obituaries

    Obituaries

    Remembrances of Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael L. Hackworth '63, former Broncos coach Larry Hauser, adjunct law professor Edwin H. Taylor—and recent obituaries of Santa Clara alumni.

    Summer 2012

  • 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

  • Imagine you are here:

    Imagine you are here:

    It could be something small, or something gigantic, but art of any form is capable of piercing through our daily distractions to give insight or pleasure.

    Summer 2012

  • Letters

    Letters

    From Benny to Bucky Bronco, readers write in with their fondest memories of the dynamic mascot, which women professors have made an impact on them, and Jim Flippen '41 and Bill Cahill '61 reflect on reunions past.

    Summer 2012

  • Beauty and beast

    Beauty and beast

    The role of the arts in Jesuit Eduction

    Summer 2012

  • Paint and Serendipity

    Paint and Serendipity

    Light and color and the hazards of nature have shaped the life and art of Mark Alsterlind '76.

    Summer 2012

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Table of contents

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.