• 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

  • Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City

  • 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

  • Thank-you notes

    Thank-you notes

    How do you begin to thank someone who made your education possible? Students offer their notes of gratitude during SCU’s first Sprinksgiving celebration.

    Fall 2013

  • Clothed in light

    Clothed in light

    Clothed in light: It’s the feast day of St. Ignatius.

    Fall 2013

  • A good first impression

    A good first impression

    Another Bronco is in the majors after Tommy Medica '10 makes an impressive debut with the San Diego Padres.

Winter 2014

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.