Alumni, Books & Arts
Fate and design, weather and the story of beauty: painting as a way of life for Mark Alsterlind '76
Dante "Dan" Pastorini '71 reveals his past "fast-lane lifestyle" and his journey to a better self in his book Taking Flak: My Life in the Fast Lane.
The ghost of Woody Guthrie stalks the stage in a one-man show starring Rob Tepper '00.
Khaled Hosseini '88 releases The Kite Runner in graphic novel form, Thomas R. Pegram '78 reexamines the Ku Klux Klan, Claire Rudolf Murphy '73 brings a tale of persistance to children, plus others are featured.
Spring 2012 | IN PRINT
Gen-Xers and Millennials unite! As journalist Barbara Kelley '70 shows in the book she co-authored with her daughter, you have nothing to lose but your angst over not having it all.
Winter 2012 | BOOKS
Mary Jo Zenk '80 on understanding city budgets, Bill Kelly '68 on kindness and masculinity, and J. Michael Gospe Jr. '85, MBA '91 on the high ground in marketing.
Winter 2012 | IN PRINT
Hot Tuna is back with their first studio recording in 20 years. Jorma Kaukonen '64 has tunes and hard-earned wisdom to share, writes Mark Purdy.
Winter 2012 | ALUMNI ARTS
For the first part of her life, Anya Marina '96 found her voice a source of embarrassment and ridicule. Now, with her third album on the way, it's her bread and butter.
Mae Respicio Koerner’s Filipinos in Los Angeles offers a remarkable glimpse of a century of Filipinos in Los Angeles.
High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.
Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.
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.
Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.
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.