Current Events

  • Discouraging job creation overseas could backfire

    Discouraging job creation overseas could backfire

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

  • Heard on Campus: Woz

    Heard on Campus: Woz

    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

    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?

    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?

    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

  • Call her Commissioner

    Call her Commissioner

    Catherine J. K. Sandoval joins the California Public Utilities Commission.

    Summer 2011

  • The big draw

    The big draw

    The California Citizens Redistricting Commission is remaking the maps by which politicians are elected. And legal scholar Angelo Ancheta is in the thick of it.

    Summer 2011

  • A weight on the heart

    A weight on the heart

    Alexander Law Prize honors Iranian human rights advocate Shadi Sadr.

    Spring 2011

  • Internet, we have a problem.

    Internet, we have a problem.

    One winter day, Dan Kaminsky ’02 stumbled upon a hole in the Web that could make for a hacker’s field day. It wasn’t a flaw with a browser or a piece of hardware. It lay in the foundation of the Internet itself.

    Fall 2010

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.