Books & Arts

  • The Boston probe

    The Boston probe

    Jeff Gire, 27 Aug 2015

    Blye Faust ’97 knew that the subject of her film was an incredible story. The unbelievable part was that no one had told it yet.

  • The good, the bad, and the genius

    The good, the bad, and the genius

    Rich Karlgaard and Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77, 12 Aug 2015

    Ronald Reagan knew how to build a winning political team. So did Bill Clinton. Their secret? They ignored the conventional wisdom.

  • Art and Entropy

    Art and Entropy

    Grace Ogihara, 1 Jul 2015

    Art and entropy and curating a show from a world-class collection of contemporary sculptors, painters, and multimedia visionaries—sounds like nice work if you can get it, right? Those are the stars that aligned for students under Tobias Wofford, an assistant professor of art history, for the exhibition Interrupting Entropy: Selections from the Betlach Collection.

  • Back porch blues

    Back porch blues

    Mark Purdy, 4 Mar 2015

    Jorma Kaukonen ’64 plays and sings stuff hard won through a life in music. The rustic blues vibe of his latest album is crunchily satisfying.

  • Art time

    Art time

    Lindsey Kouvaris ’02, 4 Feb 2015

    The de Saisset Museum launches Creative in Common, the first exhibition in its yearlong celebration of 60 years on the Mission campus.

  • Deep delight

    Deep delight

    Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Dec 2014

    With her latest and stunning book of photographs, Susan Middleton ’70 portrays tiny ocean creatures in a way that opens up the whole blessed world anew.

  • La verdad

    La verdad

    Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78, 3 Nov 2014

    Historian Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78 talks about the 1989 UCA massacres in El Salvador and how she helped tell the story of witness Lucía Cerna.

  • The open window

    The open window

    Lucía Cerna, 15 Oct 2014

    A first-person account by the housekeeper in the Jesuit community at the University of Central America. She witnessed the killing of six Jesuits by government soliders, and telling the truth about that night cost her dearly.

    Fall 2014

  • What do you stand for?

    What do you stand for?

    Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78, 15 Oct 2014

    The murder of six Jesuits and two women forced the couple who witnessed the crime to flee El Salvador. And the tragedy bound Santa Clara to the battered country more deeply than ever.

    Fall 2014

  • Stage write

    Stage write

    Jeff Gire, 15 Oct 2014

    A Tony Award for James Houghton ’81 and the Signature Theatre Company in New York

    Fall 2014