Web Exclusives

  • The Catholic writer today

    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.

    Summer 2014

  • Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

    Summer 2014

  • What would the next generation say?

    What would the next generation say?

    Hossam Bahgat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

    Summer 2014

  • Conscience calling

    Conscience calling

    Catherine Wolff edits a collection of essays devoted to heroes of conscience through the ages. Michael S. Malone ventures into novel-writing Silicon Valley style. And Mission history goes digital with an iBook from the deSaisset Museum.

    Summer 2014

  • Parting Shot

    Parting Shot

    The Statue of the Sacred Heart is restored and back on a pedestal in the Mission Gardens.

    Summer 2014

  • Be three things: Voice, witness, solution

    Be three things: Voice, witness, solution

    Interfaith Youth Core founder Eboo Patel on the meaning of interfaith—and solving problems in Silicon Valley both in the long run and right now.

  • Second act

    Second act

    GSBI mentor Amanda North thought her life was the best that could be expected—until she decided to wait at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon to watch her daughter compete.

  • Lessons from the field

    Lessons from the field

    Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

    Spring 2014

  • Inside Ukraine’s revolution

    Inside Ukraine’s revolution

    Along the road to crisis: hope, despair, and a Q&A with writer Andrey Kurkov.

    Spring 2014
     

  • Decide who we are

    Decide who we are

    After half a century as a pariah state, Myanmar is opening to the world. People have stories to tell. And they want to shape for themselves what comes next.

    Spring 2014

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.