Features

  • This will not be on the test.

    This will not be on the test.

    For students of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, there's neither homework nor grades. But there is love of learning—and a special connection to SCU.   

    Winter 2013

  • The play's the thing

    The play's the thing

    Kurds, Arabs, countrymen: Shakespeare Iraq brings the Bard to Ashland like you’ve never heard him. And you can thank Peter Friedrich '91.

    Winter 2013

  • A spirit of continuous improvement

    A spirit of continuous improvement

    In his annual State of the University address, President Michael Engh, S.J., focused on new initiatives and innovations at Santa Clara. 

  • Star on the horizon

    Star on the horizon

    Goalie Kendall McIntosh '15 joins SCU's soccer team with an already impressive career—and more is on the way.

  • Looking back, moving forward

    Looking back, moving forward

    The cover stories of 2012—and what happened next.

  • Is Pope Benedict's Twitter pilgrimage ministry?

    Is Pope Benedict's Twitter pilgrimage ministry?

    New media and religion scholar Elizabeth Drescher asks whether the Pope on Twitter really represents a digital ministry. Should it?

  • Make a resolution for a sustainable 2013

    Make a resolution for a sustainable 2013

    The director of SCU's Office of Sustainability suggests five resolutions you can make to help the planet.  

  • What does ‘do not track’ even mean?

    What does ‘do not track’ even mean?

    Internet ethics expert Irina Raicu J.D. ’09 considers why not all tracking is equal and why context is crucial.

  • Mixed Messages

    Mixed Messages

    Jesuit School of Theology dean Thomas J. Massaro, S.J., discusses the controversial relationship between money and politics—in Germany as well as in the United States.

  • Five things to know before the Gonzaga game

    Five things to know before the Gonzaga game

    This year’s Zag face-off has high stakes as SCU brings a 12–3 record onto the court against the No. 10 team in the country.

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.