Features

  • The open window

    The open window

    Lucía Cerna, 15 Oct 2014

    A first-person account by the housekeeper in the Jesuit community at the University of Central America. She witnessed the killing of six Jesuits by government soliders, and telling the truth about that night cost her dearly.

    Fall 2014

  • What do you stand for?

    What do you stand for?

    Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78, 15 Oct 2014

    The murder of six Jesuits and two women forced the couple who witnessed the crime to flee El Salvador. And the tragedy bound Santa Clara to the battered country more deeply than ever.

    Fall 2014

  • Our house

    Our house

    Juan Velasco, 15 Oct 2014

    A unique study abroad program in El Salvador turns 15: Casa de la Solidaridad.

    Fall 2014

  • Health and home

    Health and home

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Oct 2014

    Helping preschoolers—and their families—through Programa Velasco in El Salvador

    Fall 2014

  • Football returns to Santa Clara

    Football returns to Santa Clara

    Ann Killion, 15 Oct 2014

    Six decades ago, Tony Morabito ’31 brought pro football to the Bay Area. Now the San Francisco 49ers have come to play where that dream began—and where they’ve been training for the past 15 years.

    Fall 2014

  • Build it and they will come

    Build it and they will come

    Sam Scott ’96, 15 Oct 2014

    Building the first football stadium in California in 50 years—and making it a Silicon Valley icon—was both a marathon and a sprint for Jonathan Harvey ’91 and Devcon Construction.

    Fall 2014

  • Use your head

    Use your head

    Jack Bowen, 15 Oct 2014

    Examining the ethics of football concussions

    Fall 2014

  • A leadership fumble

    A leadership fumble

    Ann Skeet, 3 Oct 2014

    Director of Leadership Ethics Ann Skeet counts the ways NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has missed leadership opportunities, including the latest crisis over domestic violence.

  • Redemption at the blackboard

    Redemption at the blackboard

    Anne Kniggendorf, 27 Sep 2014

    Lewis Buzbee ’79 looks back at his years in the classroom to ask the question, Don't our kids deserve what we had?

  • The ‘Tahoe tsunami’

    The ‘Tahoe tsunami’

    Andrew Alden, 23 Sep 2014

    Mechanical engineering Professor Chris Kitts helps assemble a picture of a convulsive day in the life of Lake Tahoe.