• He's Baaack!

    He's Baaack!

    After a stint with the PawSox, former Bronco Daniel Nava is back in the Majors with the Boston Red Sox.  

  • Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    On April 16, 2012, James McLurkin addressed an audience at Mayer Theatre as part of SCU's President's Speaker Series.

  • Dream—and do big things

    Dream—and do big things

    Celebrating 50 years of women—with Mary Frances Callan '65, M.A. '67, an educator among the first class of women, and Brandi Chastain '91, a soccer star who scored the penalty shot heard ’round the world.

  • Tragic, beautiful, and true

    Tragic, beautiful, and true

    With a performance epic but simple, remembering the Virginia Tech shootings by honoring the lives well-lived—and not just their loss.

  • Writer Eric Goodman on campus April 17

    Writer Eric Goodman on campus April 17

    Author of the new novel Twelfth and Race read fiction — and promised some vintage television writing.

  • An insider’s view of the NFL

    An insider’s view of the NFL

    Mike Pereira '72, analyst for FOX Sports, gave a wide-ranging talk on campus, in which he shared his expertise on the gridiron and told his personal story.

  • Pedal faster

    Pedal faster

    New shows at the de Saisset Museum opened Apr. 12 — with a panel on Clunkers to MTBs: the evolution of the mountain bike.

  • How to nail a dictator

    How to nail a dictator

    The 2012 Alexander Law Prize honors Spanish human rights advocate and attorney Almudena Bernabeu, who has spent 15 years pursuing justice for victims across Latin America, Africa, and the world.

  • Education and Unbelief: the Santorum Debate

    Education and Unbelief: the Santorum Debate

    Do students lose their faith while in college? Or is our concept of what faith is too brittle?

  • A colorful Holi Day

    A colorful Holi Day

    Riot of color? Sort of. It's Santa Clara's observance of the Hindu spring festival of Holi, which means lots of powdered paint, lots of fun, and polychromatic students galore.

Summer 2014

Table of contents

Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.