Greatest Hits of 2011
The top Santa Clara Magazine stories from last year, as well as from the vaults, keep online readers coming back.
One of the advantages of the online magazine is that readers are able to interact with our stories. And in 2011, interact they did. Whether it was to add a memory of life in Graham Hall, provide a thoughtful comment on a feature article, share a story on Facebook, or view photo galleries of the Peace Corps volunteers, readers came to santaclaramagazine.com more often and in higher numbers than ever before. So what were the favorites? Drum roll, please ...
Our online readers also came in search of articles from previous years. So much so that we are working to make it even easier to find favorite stories and related content. What were the most sought after blasts from the past? Take a look—maybe you'll discover a gem you've missed.
An epic journey whereby one foot is put in front of the other to discover, up close and personal, who and what and where is the Golden State.
To tell the story of Bob Miller ’67 is to tell the coming-of-age tale of Las Vegas itself. And it’s the chronicle of a man who served a decade as governor of Nevada. Quite a journey for the son of an illegal bookie from Chicago.
Nina Acosta '82 was a tough enough cop to pass the test for the LAPD’s SWAT team. Then she learned the hard way about gender discrimination. So how did she do on Survivor?
The 2013 Alexander Law Prize honors Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese civil-rights activist and attorney who protested government abuses—including excessive enforcement of the one-child policy—then escaped house arrest to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
Growing up tennis with Kelly Lamble ’13 and John Lamble ’13. And Bronco teams that are a force to be reckoned with nationally.
For teaching and advising and a ministry that’s blessed this place for 48 years—paying tribute to Charles Phipps, S.J.