Meet the Staff

Steven Saum 

EDITOR

Steven Boyd Saum


Kristen Intlekofer 

ASSISTANT EDITOR

Kristen Intlekofer


Ron Hansen 

LITERARY EDITOR

Ron Hansen M.A. '95


Linda Degastaldi 

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Linda Degastaldi-Ortiz


Clay Hamilton 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR,
SANTACLARAMAGAZINE.COM

Clay Hamilton


Charles Barry 

PHOTOGRAPHER

Charles Barry


Jackie Hua 

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Jackie Hua


Brian Washburn 

WEBMASTER

Brian Washburn



Leah Gonzalez intern 

EDITORIAL INTERNS

Leah Gonzalez '14


Lucas Hapin '15 

 

Lucas Hapin '15


Danae Stahlnecker 

 

Danae Stahlnecker '15


Summer 2014

Table of contents

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.