Features

  • Talking Dust Bowl blues

    Talking Dust Bowl blues

    The ghost of Woody Guthrie stalks the stage in a one-man show starring Rob Tepper '00.

    Spring 2012

  • Why women professors?

    Why women professors?

    Marking 50 years of coeducation at Santa Clara—and recognizing that it’s not just the composition of students that has changed profoundly.

    Spring 2012

  • Evidence of things unseen

    Evidence of things unseen

    Dark matter makes up 85 percent of the material in our universe. It envelops our galaxy—yet scientists have never seen it. That's why physicist Betty Young is looking—right here on Earth.

    Spring 2012

     

  • 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.

  • 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

Summer 2014

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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.