Fall 2011

  • How can you defend those people?

    How can you defend those people?

    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

  • Comings and goings

    Comings and goings

    Welcome to a new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, a new director for the Ignatian Center, and farewell to Don Dodson.

    Fall 2011

  • Lost and found

    Lost and found

    Eighty-eight artists from 30 countries worked in media both ancient and new to create art inspired by the Dalai Lama. The exhibit, The exhibit, Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, was on campus through Dec. 14, 2011.

    Fall 2011

  • Up, up, and away

    Up, up, and away

    Further nanosatellite adventures in the cosmos—with SCU students at Mission Control.

    Fall 2011

  • A dazzling (and new!) first impression

    A dazzling (and new!) first impression

    Prepare to be dazzled by two new buildings rising on the Mission Campus: the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building—and a brand new Graham Hall.

    Fall 2011

  • Sisters act

    Sisters act

    Nuns have increasingly become either icons of Old Catholicism or strangely dressed figures good for nostalgic laughs. Michael T. Whalen aims to set a few things right in his new documentary.

    Fall 2011

  • Faith seeking understanding

    Faith seeking understanding

    Sandra Schneiders, I.H.M, says the issue of the Resurrection is often skirted in theology, and yet it’s arguably the most central tenet of the Christian faith.

    Fall 2011

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 2001

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 2001

    2001: Santa Clara celebrated its 150th year in June. That fall, the University mourned the victims of the September 11 attacks including student Deora Bodley and alumnus Lawrence Getzfred ’71.

    Fall 2011

  • Grotesque advertising stimulates creativity and pocketbooks

    Grotesque advertising stimulates creativity and pocketbooks

    Grotesque advertising is seductive because it allows viewers to think more, says researcher Ed McQuarrie.

    Fall 2011

  • Sweet Sixteen Season

    Sweet Sixteen Season

    In the season ending in April 2011, women’s rugby was ranked nationally for the first time since its establishment.

    Fall 2011

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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.