• 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

  • In living color

    In living color

    Celebrating Holi, the Hindu spring festival of colors, with Keiko A. Montenegro ’16, Kendra McClelland ’13, Maddie Regan ’16, and Lindsay Fay ’15.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The Gamble

    The Gamble

    With his background in marketing and organizational behavior, can Fr. Max Oliva ’61 teach business ethics to the Vegas Strip?

  • Six questions for Governor Bob

    Six questions for Governor Bob

    Nevada's former governor talks politics, family, and how the past is never really past. Which is why his new memoir—also the epic tale of Las Vegas—is called Son of a Gambling Man.

  • 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.

  • Why Pope Francis is different, and why a Jesuit pope is rare

    Why Pope Francis is different, and why a Jesuit pope is rare

    SCU Chancellor William Rewak, S.J., looks at how the simplicity and humility of Francis I makes him both a unique pope and a common Jesuit.

  • What it means for one of my brothers to become pope

    What it means for one of my brothers to become pope

    Why is it hard to imagine a Jesuit could be pope? Author and editor James Martin, S.J., offers his take.

  • A will to win

    A will to win

    Junior Megan Anders ’14 has the ability—and the drive and desire—to be a real champion on the volleyball court.

  • 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.

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.