• Fair and Just

    Fair and Just

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Risë Jones Pichon ’73, J.D. ’76 becomes presiding judge for the Santa Clara County Superior Court.

  • Natural Law

    Natural Law

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    John Cruden J.D. ’74 becomes assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division.

  • Man in Black

    Man in Black

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., M.Div. ’06 takes charge as Creighton University’s 25th president.

  • First Down Lewis

    First Down Lewis

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Mel Lewis ’53 was the first African-American Bronco athlete and ROTC cadet. He’s a senior tennis champ. And he returned to campus for the dedication of SCU’s Veterans Plaza.

  • Bronco Family

    Bronco Family

    Alicia K. Gonzales ’09, 1 Jul 2015

    Bronco family defines both work and home for Joe Albers ’02, M.A. ’09 and Karen Dazols Albers ’04. Parents and daughter Alicia welcomed baby Lucas to their San Jose household in April 2014. Karen has since returned to teaching kindergarten in Sunnyvale, and Joe serves as founding principal at the new Cristo Rey San José Jesuit High School.

  • Mission Matrimony

    Mission Matrimony

    Alicia K. Gonzales '09, 1 Jul 2015

    Even though Michelle Donecho ’05, M.A. ’10 and Chris Duchesne ’06 both attended the same high school up the road in Mountain View before coming to Santa Clara for college, somehow their paths never crossed until an eHarmony date almost three years ago. On July 12, 2014, they tied the knot in the Mission Church.

  • Sugar Squared

    Sugar Squared

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Remembering Al Wolff ’40

  • Sweet Lady Carolyn

    Sweet Lady Carolyn

    Leah Gonzalez ’14, 1 Jul 2015

    A heartfelt goodbye to the Grande Dame of the Beat Generation

  • A wild generosity

    A wild generosity

    Brian Doyle, 24 Mar 2015

    On the retirement of Steve Nash ’96 from pro basketball, writer Brian Doyle recalls the riveting display of graceful mastery, athleticism, and sheer creativity of his game—which happens to be the greatest game in the world.

  • 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.