Alumni Association

  • The Materializer

    The Materializer

    At age 18, Brienne Ghafourifar ’12 raised a million bucks for her startup. Prepare to Entefy.

    Winter 2014

  • Then and Now

    Then and Now

    Study abroad turns 50. Happy birthday! Come celebrate with us on a trip to England in summer 2014.

    Winter 2014

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    With The Circus that Ran Away with a Jesuit Priest, Nick Weber pens a meditative and humorous memoir about the two callings he heard: the Jesuit order and the circus.

    Winter 2014
     

  • Obituaries

    Obituaries

    So Long, Bill Adams '37 and Professor Emeritus of Law Howard Anawalt. Plus tributes to other faculty, staff, and students we've lost in recent months.

    Winter 2014

     

  • The artful baker

    The artful baker

    Connecting with amateur baker turned pie-making guru Kate McDermott ’76.

    Fall 2013

  • Home and away

    Home and away

    From Washington Elementary to the White Mountain Apache Reservation—and right here on the Mission Campus—these Broncos have helped transform the lives of thousands. They were recognized at the 2013 Alumni Association Awards in April.

    Fall 2013

  • These golden years

    These golden years

    A year-long jubilee to celebrate the first half century of women’s athletics at SCU.

    Fall 2013

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    Tales woven across nations and generations by Khaled Hosseini ’88, a true crime memoir by Dennis Walsh J.D. 82, and other nonfiction and fiction offerings.

    Fall 2013

  • Alumni in the news

    Alumni in the news

    Janet Napolitano 79 takes the helm of the University of California system, Garrett Yee 87 is promoted to brigadier general, and more alumni news.

    Fall 2013  

  • In Memoriam

    In Memoriam

    George J. Alexander, former dean of the School of Law; Winnie Hook, longtime member of the Catala Club; and decorated war veteran Aurelius Miles J.D. 52 are among those remembered.

    Fall 2013

Winter 2014

Table of contents

Features

Rise up, my love

There are the sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty and grace for all to see. Then there are the improvised places of faith, perhaps more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.

The chaplain is in the House

With the way things have gone recently in Congress, looking to the heavens for some help and guidance might seem like a very good idea. In fact, that’s what Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83 is there to do.

Welcome to Citizenville

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.

Mission Matters

Goooaal!

Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.

Patent trolls, beware

The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

A sight of innocence

George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.