From the Editor
Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Oct 2014
By any other name: Root and bloom of roses on the Mission Campus—and Santa Clara's ties to El Salvador.
Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2014
Some reading comes and goes. But what persists, what continues to sustain us when we need it most?
Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Apr 2014
With hunger and curiosity, we seek a narrative arc that deepens understanding, both near and far—whether here on a bucolic campus or in Takhar and Yangon, on the sidewalks of New York or the streets of Ukraine.
Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Dec 2013
You see those two words on the cover—Faith, Politics. Let's talk about where they meet and part, in the past and present: from the time of the historic Jesus to Government 2.0. And other conversations worth having.
Steven Boyd Saum, 26 Sep 2013
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.
Steven Boyd Saum, 1 May 2013
If you're going to walk across California, there are many ways other than incremental units to assess the distance, to imagine the journey.
Steven Boyd Saum, 21 Feb 2013
Stories: complex plots unfolding around questions of who we are, where we're from, and where we're going, all of which makes us ask, and then what happened?
Steven Boyd Saum, 19 Dec 2012
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!
Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Nov 2012
Start with a question you’ve heard a million times: Why? And the stories start to spin out from there, perhaps of fitting together plastic blocks as a boy, which is part of the answer: Here’s why I became an engineer.
Steven Boyd Saum, 24 May 2012
It could be something small, or something gigantic, but art of any form is capable of piercing through our daily distractions to give insight or pleasure.