Web Exclusives

  • Closing the Cave of the Winds

    Closing the Cave of the Winds

    Khaled Hosseini ’88, 15 Jan 2014

    It wasn’t a beauty but it was all right—author Khaled Hosseini ’88 offers a heartfelt ode to the end of the 49ers’ Candlestick Park.

  • Welcome to Citizenville

    Welcome to Citizenville

    Jim Cottrill, 15 Dec 2013

    Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.

    Winter 2014

  • A brief history of zealotry

    A brief history of zealotry

    Reza Aslan '95, 15 Dec 2013

    Reza Aslan ’95 in conversation with three SCU scholars of religion—Paul Crowley, S.J., Catherine Murphy ’83, M.A. ’87, and David Pinault—about faith, politics, and how we talk about the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth.

    Winter 2014

  • For your mental improvement

    For your mental improvement

    SCM, 15 Dec 2013

    The first literary mag in the West marks a major milestone. Born as The Owl and rechristened The Santa Clara Review, it’s now (probably) in its 100th volume. Plus, some 19th-century archives have just been digitized for you to explore online.

    Winter 2014

  • Valleys of Amazement and Heart’s Delight

    Valleys of Amazement and Heart’s Delight

    SCM, 15 Dec 2013

    With her latest work, The Valley of Amazement, just out, writer Amy Tan talks about how her first, groundbreaking novel, The Joy Luck Club, has its roots right here in Santa Clara.

    Winter 2014

  • What I’ve learned from cowboys, clerics, and communists

    What I’ve learned from cowboys, clerics, and communists

    Jane L. Curry, 15 Dec 2013

    Political scientist Jane L. Curry takes a long view—and shares lessons gleaned from growing up in the west, living alongside Jesuits, and studying Poland for more than 40 years.

    Winter 2014

  • Reading the way

    Reading the way

    Clay Hamilton, 26 Nov 2013

    Something to be thankful for: literacy and social good. The stories of Francisco Jiménez ’66 continue to inspire both.

  • At the Ambo

    At the Ambo

    Jean Molesky-Poz, 20 Nov 2013

    Religious studies lecturer Jean Molesky-Poz comments on the unique perspective of women preachers.

  • Good light

    Good light

    Charles Barry, 26 Sep 2013

    For a quarter century Charles Barry has told Santa Clara’s stories in photographs. Here are a few.

    Fall 2013

  • Enter here

    Enter here

    Patrick Dutcher, 26 Sep 2013

    Palm Drive becomes a grand pedestrian promenade.

    Fall 2013