• Class notes

    Class notes

    Updates and news from your fellow Broncos, with photos, links, and more online. Submit your notes by Sept. 1 to be considered for the Winter print magazine.

    Summer 2014

  • Out west: Presidential and provincial

    Out west: Presidential and provincial

    Paul Fitzgerald, S.J., ’80 will be the new president of the University of San Francisco and Scott Santarosa, S.J., ’88, M.Div. ’99 is the new provincial of the Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus.

    Summer 2014

  • Power of One Day

    Power of One Day

    Nearly 3,000 people went “All in for SCU” to support scholarships, professors, and the things that make the Mission campus special.

    Summer 2014

  • Santa Barbara’s native son

    Santa Barbara’s native son

    Flying through Santa Barbara? Step into the terminal named in honor of John Treloar Rickard ’36.

    Summer 2014

  • In Memoriam

    In Memoriam

    Remembering disability-rights activist Joyce Jackson ’73, former All-American tackle Ted Connolly ’54, and others.

    Summer 2014

  • Seven things you might not know about the SCU Alumni Association

    Seven things you might not know about the SCU Alumni Association

    Summer is here and it’s time to relax, rejuvenate, and refresh. In addition to checking off your list of favorite things to do on vacation, see how well you know your alma mater.

    Summer 2014

  • Tales and tellers

    Tales and tellers

    Some reading comes and goes. But what persists, what continues to sustain us when we need it most?

    Summer 2014

  • Letters

    Letters

    Memories from '47, Ukraine in crisis, and a tribute to Victor Vari.

    Summer 2014

  • Parting Shot

    Parting Shot

    The Statue of the Sacred Heart is restored and back on a pedestal in the Mission Gardens.

    Summer 2014

  • Everybody matters

    Everybody matters

    Soccer legend Brandi Chastain ’91 shared her own lessons in leading a service-oriented life at SCU’s 163rd commencement.

Summer 2014

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.