Features

  • Walk Across California

    Walk Across California

    Jesse Hamlin, 1 May 2013

    An epic journey whereby one foot is put in front of the other to discover, up close and personal, who and what and where is the Golden State.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Miller's Tale

    Miller's Tale

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 May 2013

    To tell the story of Bob Miller ’67 is to tell the coming-of-age tale of Las Vegas itself. And it’s the chronicle of a man who served a decade as governor of Nevada. Quite a journey for the son of an illegal bookie from Chicago.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Jeff Gire, 1 May 2013

    Nina Acosta ’82 was a tough enough cop to pass the test for the LAPD’s SWAT team. Then she learned the hard way about gender discrimination. So how did she do on Survivor?

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • In this together

    In this together

    Mitch Finley '73, 1 May 2013

    For folks retired but not at rest, Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality offers a way to do and be more.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The $1 million question

    The $1 million question

    Jeff Gire, 1 May 2013

    Can SCU alumni win the university’s first-ever challenge grant?

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The Gamble

    The Gamble

    Tim O'Reily, 24 Apr 2013

    With his background in marketing and organizational behavior, can Fr. Max Oliva ’61 teach business ethics to the Vegas Strip?

  • Six questions for Governor Bob

    Six questions for Governor Bob

    Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Apr 2013

    Nevada's former governor talks politics, family, and how the past is never really past. Which is why his new memoir—also the epic tale of Las Vegas—is called Son of a Gambling Man.

  • Virtual values

    Virtual values

    Clay Hamilton, 12 Apr 2013

    What are our virtual values relating to rights, fairness, and the balancing of harms and benefits, as those notions play out on the internet? A new video series looks for an answer.

  • Why Pope Francis is different, and why a Jesuit pope is rare

    Why Pope Francis is different, and why a Jesuit pope is rare

    William J. Rewak, S.J., 4 Apr 2013

    SCU Chancellor William Rewak, S.J., looks at how the simplicity and humility of Francis I makes him both a unique pope and a common Jesuit.

  • What it means for one of my brothers to become pope

    What it means for one of my brothers to become pope

    James Martin, S.J., 2 Apr 2013

    Why is it hard to imagine a Jesuit could be pope? Author and editor James Martin, S.J., offers his take.