Features

  • 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.

  • A will to win

    A will to win

    Sam Scott '96, 20 Mar 2013

    Junior Megan Anders ’14 has the ability—and the drive and desire—to be a real champion on the volleyball court.

  • U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    Stephen A. Smith and William A Sundstrom, 14 Mar 2013

    Two SCU business professors argue that economic recovery shouldn't be used to justify poorly regulated energy development.

  • The 'family values' case for immigration reform

    The 'family values' case for immigration reform

    Kristin Heyer and John Gehring, 8 Mar 2013

    A scholar of religion and a journalist consider immigration reform from a moral standpoint.

  • The one that should get away

    The one that should get away

    Jeff Gire, 26 Feb 2013

    An internet ethicist speaks about the right to online anonymity and preparing a generation of Net users against hoaxes.

  • To catch a thief

    To catch a thief

    Vince Beiser, 21 Feb 2013

    A young mathematician at SCU has helped equip police in Santa Cruz and L.A. with an algorithm that predicts where crimes might happen next. Is this the future of policing?

    Winter 2013

  • How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77, 21 Feb 2013

    A veteran chronicler of Silicon Valley looks at why the high-tech industry needs—and wants—folks who know how to tell a story.

    Winter 2013

  • A poem, a prayer, and a martini for the rhino

    A poem, a prayer, and a martini for the rhino

    SCM, 21 Feb 2013

    Two conversations with Chancellor William J. Rewak, S.J.—who’s just published his first collection of poetry, The Right Taxi.

    Winter 2013