• Ebullience in the Mission

    Ebullience in the Mission

    On April 25, the SCU Orchestra performs an Easter-inspired program in the Mission Church.

    Spring 2014

  • Another pull

    Another pull

    Muscle and oar and what moves them: day after day after day in the early morning hours, with men’s crew coach Jay Farwell ’94, J.D. ’01.

    Spring 2014

  • Transforming fear into hope

    Transforming fear into hope

    Artist Lin Evola ’75 uses decommissioned weapons—including nuclear missiles—to shape images of peace such as 1962, No. 2.

    Spring 2014

  • The equalizer

    The equalizer

    How a modest sum given by one family changed the future of Marty Boyer ’78.

    Spring 2014

  • The Bronco community is here—and there, and everywhere

    The Bronco community is here—and there, and everywhere

    Keep Santa Clara close, no matter where you live.

    Spring 2014

  • Class notes

    Class notes

    Updates and news from your fellow Broncos, with photos, links, and more online. Submit your notes by June 1 to be considered for the Fall print magazine.

  • In memoriam

    In memoriam

    SCU Athletics Hall of Famer Raymond “Frisky” Kaliski ’36; Thomas W. Cain ’70, J.D. ’73, former Superior Court judge for Santa Clara County; and Philip Scholz ’01, who died while saving another man’s life, are among those remembered.

  • The pursuit

    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

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

  • Spring sprung

    Spring has sprung on the Mission campus.

    Spring 2014

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.