Features

  • Good Samaritans save community college football program

    Good Samaritans save community college football program

    A selfless act by Albert "Rocky" Pimentel '77 reminds us of the importance of helping people who first help themselves.

  • Golden States of Grace

    Golden States of Grace

    Photographer Rick Nahmias explores faith on the edges of society in a photodocumentary exhibit at the de Saisset Museum.

  • Bishops' conscience model makes light of practical reason

    Bishops' conscience model makes light of practical reason

    Theological ethicist David DeCosse evaluates the model of conscience used by American Catholic bishops.

  • My fight, my faith

    My fight, my faith

    As CIA director, Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63 oversaw the mission to find Osama bin Laden. Now, as secretary of defense in an age of budget austerity, he has to make sure the Pentagon doesn't break the bank and that the nation doesn't break faith with the men and women who serve.

    Winter 2012

  • General Joe

    General Joe

    When Joseph Peterson '72 signed up for ROTC as an undergrad, he planned to complete his military service and then move on. Nearly four decades later, he finally has: with three stars on his shoulder and having served as deputy commander of U.S. Forces Command.

    Winter 2012
     

  • From enemy to empathy

    From enemy to empathy

    Political scientist William Stover teaches students to understand volatile conflicts through firsthand experience. Thanks to virtual simulations, there aren't casualties. But there is a new way of seeing.

    Winter 2012

  • Bronco Battalion

    Bronco Battalion

    What does it mean for a Jesuit university to be home to the Reserve Officers' Training Corps? Seventy-five years after ROTC came to Santa Clara—and 150 years after officers were first trained on campus—a few answers are clear.

    Winter 2012 | FEATURES

  • Begin with love

    Begin with love

    Three exhibits at the de Saisset Museum tackle the subject of homelessness—from the Great Depression to our streets today.

  • How can you defend those people?

    How can you defend those people?

    As public defenders on the Homicide Task Force, Robert Strunck ’76 and Crystal Marchigiani ’78 have some 40 years between them representing accused murderers—many of whom faced the death penalty.

    Fall 2011

  • What do investors really want?

    What do investors really want?

    Renowned behavioral finance expert Meir Statman reveals how our desires shape our actions when it comes to investing. (Hint: It’s not just money that we’re after.)

    Summer 2011

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Features

Rise up, my love

There are the sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty and grace for all to see. Then there are the improvised places of faith, perhaps more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.

The chaplain is in the House

With the way things have gone recently in Congress, looking to the heavens for some help and guidance might seem like a very good idea. In fact, that’s what Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83 is there to do.

Welcome to Citizenville

Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.

Mission Matters

Goooaal!

Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.

Patent trolls, beware

The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

A sight of innocence

George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.