Spring 2011

  • Brilliant and resilient

    Brilliant and resilient

    Hope is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson wrote. And there, the opening image of the spring magazine, captured by the lens of Susan Middleton '70, behold: What feathers!

    Spring 2011

  • Top teaching scholars

    Top teaching scholars

    Honoring teaching, research, and service to the University in 2010

    Spring 2011

  • A weight on the heart

    A weight on the heart

    Alexander Law Prize honors Iranian human rights advocate Shadi Sadr.

    Spring 2011

  • Big Kicks

    Big Kicks

    A conference championship, 100 career victories, and coach of the year for Cameron Rast '92.

    Spring 2011

  • Taking innovations to scale

    Taking innovations to scale

    With an inaugural conference, Center for Science, Technology, and Society head Thane Kreiner draws the best of the Tech Awards to the Mission Campus.

    Spring 2011

  • Revealed! The truth behind No Name!

    Revealed! The truth behind No Name!

    On today's Rock Report: the story (and real identity) of a legendary bad boy disc jockey. It's none other than Mike Nelson '96, whose freshman thrash band was once booed off the stage at the Leavey Center.

    Spring 2011

  • Satellite Heart

    Satellite Heart

    For the first part of her life, Anya Marina '96 found her voice a source of embarrassment and ridicule. Now, with her third album on the way, it's her bread and butter.

    Spring 2011

  • Near post

    Near post

    Soccer legend Brandi Chastain '91 says farewell to the pros ... and comes back to SCU.

    Spring 2011

  • Man in motion

    Man in motion

    When it comes to football, Rich McGuinness '89 is the force behind The Ride and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

    Spring 2011

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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.