• The pursuit

    The pursuit

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Apr 2014

    With hunger and curiosity, we seek a narrative arc that deepens understanding, both near and far—whether here on a bucolic campus or in Takhar and Yangon, on the sidewalks of New York or the streets of Ukraine.

  • Letters

    Letters

    SCM, 15 Apr 2014

    Readers remember The Owl and Howard Anawalt, share answers to the question “Where do you pray?,” and more.

  • Spring sprung

    Spring sprung

    Charles Barry, 15 Apr 2014

    Spring has sprung on the Mission campus.

    Spring 2014

  • Uneasy money

    Uneasy money

    Mario Belotti and Maria Farley, 10 Apr 2014

    The policies of the Fed have added more than $1 trillion toward U.S. income inequality, says a study by an SCU scholar and researcher.

  • Cultivating compassion

    Cultivating compassion

    Kirk O. Hanson, 29 Mar 2014

    What do we mean when we talk about ethics and compassion in business? In a visit to Santa Clara, the Dalai Lama suggested three things to keep in mind.

  • Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Marilynne Robinson and Steven Boyd Saum, 28 Mar 2014

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

  • The Catholic writer today

    The Catholic writer today

    Jay Hooks, S.J., and Dana Gioia, 20 Mar 2014

    Dana Gioia writes about matters of faith, writing, creativity, and courage. And he argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

  • A cut to California’s future

    A cut to California’s future

    Michael E. Engh, S.J., 12 Mar 2014

    The Cal Grant program, which has provided funding for more than 2.3 million students in the state since it was launched, is in jeopardy.

  • Degnan's rules

    Degnan's rules

    Chris Bruno '84, 3 Mar 2014

    James Degnan taught, ripped, cajoled, and inspired generations of Santa Clara writing students—all in his own discomforting style.

  • The what, the how, and the where to

    The what, the how, and the where to

    Clay Hamilton, 27 Feb 2014

    In his annual State of the University address, President Michael Engh, S.J., detailed three themes that connect the University to its broader communities—and help determine where it’s headed.