SCM Masthead 


The editorial, creative, and production teams responsible for making both the print and digital versions of the magazine a reality.


Fall 2013

From the editor 


Moments in time—a memorable family dinner, a photographer capturing a shot in just the right light—often connect to larger stories that stretch across time and space.


Fall 2013



Readers comment on the students’ trek across the state, share their fond memories upon Fr. Charles Phipps’ retirement, and more.


Fall 2013



How do you begin to thank someone who made your education possible? Students offer their notes of gratitude during SCU’s first Sprinksgiving celebration.


Fall 2013

Parting Shot 


Clothed in light: It’s the feast day of St. Ignatius.


Fall 2013

SCM Contributors 


The writers, photographers, illustrators, and other folk whose work you'll find in the mag.


Fall 2013

Fall 2013

Table of contents


One in a million

A personal note of thanks to SCU alumni. You came through in record numbers to secure a $1 million gift for the University.

Yes, but is it the right thing to do?

From business to government to college campuses, it’s not always a question that gets asked. But here’s how the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics set out to change that.

Good light

For a quarter century Charles Barry has told Santa Clara’s stories in photographs. Here are a few.

Mission Matters

Enter here

Palm Drive becomes a grand pedestrian promenade.

Graduation day highlights

More than 1,000 grads were on hand to hear the address by Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63 at SCU’s 162nd commencement exercises.

She runs the game

Julie Johnston ’14 makes Glamour magazine’s list of top 10 college women.