Current Events

  • Freedom not to choose

    Freedom not to choose

    Behavioral finance expert Meir Statman explains why most employees shouldn't be given the choice of managing their own retirement accounts.

  • Walk Across California

    Walk Across California

    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

  • When justice is kidnapped

    When justice is kidnapped

    The 2013 Alexander Law Prize honors Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese civil-rights activist and attorney who protested government abuses—including excessive enforcement of the one-child policy—then escaped house arrest to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The first Jesuit Pope

    The first Jesuit Pope

    SCU Chancellor William J. Rewak, S.J., on why Pope Francis I is different. And why a Jesuit Pope is rare.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Virtual values

    Virtual values

    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.

  • U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    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

    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

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

  • How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    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

  • Looking back, moving forward

    Looking back, moving forward

    The cover stories of 2012—and what happened next.

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.