Fall 2013

  • New from SCU faculty

    New from SCU faculty

    Gordon Young writes about rebuilding in his hometown of Flint, Mich., Kirk Glaser co-edits New California Writing, and more.

    Fall 2013

  • Yes We Cannes

    Yes We Cannes

    Jonathan Fung’s filmatic exploration of human trafficking makes its way to France’s premier film festival.

    Fall 2013

  • The artful baker

    The artful baker

    Connecting with amateur baker turned pie-making guru Kate McDermott ’76.

    Fall 2013

  • Home and away

    Home and away

    From Washington Elementary to the White Mountain Apache Reservation—and right here on the Mission Campus—these Broncos have helped transform the lives of thousands. They were recognized at the 2013 Alumni Association Awards in April.

    Fall 2013

  • These golden years

    These golden years

    A year-long jubilee to celebrate the first half century of women’s athletics at SCU.

    Fall 2013

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    Tales woven across nations and generations by Khaled Hosseini ’88, a true crime memoir by Dennis Walsh J.D. 82, and other nonfiction and fiction offerings.

    Fall 2013

  • Alumni in the news

    Alumni in the news

    Janet Napolitano 79 takes the helm of the University of California system, Garrett Yee 87 is promoted to brigadier general, and more alumni news.

    Fall 2013  

  • In Memoriam

    In Memoriam

    George J. Alexander, former dean of the School of Law; Winnie Hook, longtime member of the Catala Club; and decorated war veteran Aurelius Miles J.D. 52 are among those remembered.

    Fall 2013

  • Being there

    Being there

    Moments in time—a memorable family dinner, a photographer capturing a shot in just the right light—often connect to larger stories that stretch across time and space.

    Fall 2013

  • Letters

    Letters

    Readers comment on the students’ trek across the state, share their fond memories upon Fr. Charles Phipps’ retirement, and more.

    Fall 2013

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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.