Current Events

  • Education and Unbelief: the Santorum Debate

    Education and Unbelief: the Santorum Debate

    Michael C. McCarthy, S.J., 2 Apr 2012

    Do students lose their faith while in college? Or is our concept of what faith is too brittle?

  • Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Deborah Lohse and Clay Hamilton, 22 Mar 2012

    Mario Belotti makes his annual economic forecast. 2012 just might be a little sunnier.

  • Good Samaritans save community college football program

    Good Samaritans save community college football program

    Jason Whitlock, 15 Mar 2012

    A selfless act by Albert "Rocky" Pimentel '77 reminds us of the importance of helping people who first help themselves.

  • A Constitution for Facebook Nation

    A Constitution for Facebook Nation

    Clay Hamilton, 24 Feb 2012

    Chicago author and law professor Lori Andrews spoke about online privacy issues on March 8.

  • Living in Truth: Honoring Václav Havel

    Living in Truth: Honoring Václav Havel

    Steven Boyd Saum and Paul Wilson, 21 Feb 2012

    The life and work of playwright, dissident, and former Czech President Václav Havel were honored with an evening of readings, remarks, and remembrances on February 29.

  • Discouraging job creation overseas could backfire

    Discouraging job creation overseas could backfire

    David Yosifon, 10 Feb 2012

    David Yosifon argues that there are other ways to encourage job growth without resorting to protectionism.

  • Heard on Campus: Woz

    Heard on Campus: Woz

    Clay Hamilton, 3 Feb 2012

    On Jan. 26, 2012, Steve Wozniak addressed a sold-out audience at Mayer Theatre as part of SCU's President's Speaker Series.

  • No, Social Security is not a Ponzi scheme

    No, Social Security is not a Ponzi scheme

    Alex Field, 28 Nov 2011

    Economics professor Alexander Field offers his opinion on Social Security in an op-ed for McClatchy Newspapers, republished here.    

  • How can you defend those people?

    How can you defend those people?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Oct 2011

    As public defenders on the Homicide Task Force, Robert Strunck ’76 and Crystal Marchigiani ’78 have some 40 years between them representing accused murderers—many of whom faced the death penalty.

    Fall 2011

  • What do investors really want?

    What do investors really want?

    Meir Statman , 1 Jul 2011

    Renowned behavioral finance expert Meir Statman reveals how our desires shape our actions when it comes to investing. (Hint: It’s not just money that we’re after.)

    Summer 2011