Current Events

  • Make a resolution for a sustainable 2013

    Make a resolution for a sustainable 2013

    Lindsey Cromwell Kalkbrenner, 22 Jan 2013

    The director of SCU's Office of Sustainability suggests five resolutions you can make to help the planet.  

  • What does ‘do not track’ even mean?

    What does ‘do not track’ even mean?

    Irina Raicu J.D. ’09, 17 Jan 2013

    Internet ethics expert Irina Raicu J.D. ’09 considers why not all tracking is equal and why context is crucial.

  • Mixed Messages

    Mixed Messages

    Thomas J. Massaro, S.J., 10 Jan 2013

    Jesuit School of Theology dean Thomas J. Massaro, S.J., discusses the controversial relationship between money and politics—in Germany as well as in the United States.

  • 'Patent trolls' file majority of U.S. patent lawsuits

    'Patent trolls' file majority of U.S. patent lawsuits

    Sarah McBride, 2 Jan 2013

    SCU law professor Colleen Chien says individuals and companies that do not themselves make anything are bringing the majority of U.S. patent lawsuits.

  • How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    Michael S. Malone, 25 Nov 2012

    Tech writer Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77 takes a look at why the high tech industry needs more humanities majors.

  • Bobby Seale: The story of a Black Panther then and now

    Bobby Seale: The story of a Black Panther then and now

    Santa Clara Magazine, 5 Nov 2012

    Stories and a Q&A session with the 1960s civil rights activist and founding member of the Black Panther Party

  • Faith in the press?

    Faith in the press?

    Joshua Richman, 2 Nov 2012

    As news organizations consolidate, the picture of the world presented to readers becomes less nuanced—especially at the intersection of politics and religion. 

  • Hispanics, religion, and the elections

    Hispanics, religion, and the elections

    Gerardo Fernandez, 2 Nov 2012

    The editor of a major Spanish-language outlet in the Bay Area on the possibly election-deciding impact of the Hispanic vote in 2012.

  • Case not closed

    Case not closed

    Deborah Lohse and Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Nov 2012

    The 2012 Alexander Law Prize recognizes the work by human rights attorney Almudena Bernabeau to bring to justice those responsible for the killing of the Jesuits in El Salvador.

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  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Nancy C. Unger, 24 Oct 2012

    Historian Nancy Unger takes a new look at the book that launched the modern environmental movement.