• Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Nina Acosta ’82 was a tough enough cop to pass the test for the LAPD’s SWAT team. Then she learned the hard way about gender discrimination. So how did she do on Survivor?

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • In this together

    In this together

    For folks retired but not at rest, Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality offers a way to do and be more.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • When justice is kidnapped

    When justice is kidnapped

    The 2013 Alexander Law Prize honors Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese civil-rights activist and attorney who protested government abuses—including excessive enforcement of the one-child policy—then escaped house arrest to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • A new Jesuit university—in Hong Kong

    A new Jesuit university—in Hong Kong

    Leveraging a global network to build a liberal arts college—a novel concept in the region. But for Jesuits, it’s tradition—with an eye toward solving modern problems.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Double trouble

    Double trouble

    Growing up tennis with Kelly Lamble ’13 and John Lamble ’14. And Bronco teams that are a force to be reckoned with nationally.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Call her All-Star

    Call her All-Star

    Maplewood standout Meagan Fulps ’13 heads to China.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Theory and practice

    Theory and practice

    For teachers, a new program combines a master’s plus credential.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Scale up, dig down

    Scale up, dig down

    In finance and entrepeneurship, a pair of new master’s programs

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • All this, and a lovely campus, too

    All this, and a lovely campus, too

    A roundup of how some folks rate colleges around the country—from business and law programs to salaries of grads to looks.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1973

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1973

    A "total environment show," the first female ROTC cadets, and the inaugural SCU Rat Race.

    Spring/Summer 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.