• Pedal faster

    Pedal faster

    New shows at the de Saisset Museum opened Apr. 12 — with a panel on Clunkers to MTBs: the evolution of the mountain bike.

  • How to nail a dictator

    How to nail a dictator

    The 2012 Alexander Law Prize honors Spanish human rights advocate and attorney Almudena Bernabeu, who has spent 15 years pursuing justice for victims across Latin America, Africa, and the world.

  • Education and Unbelief: the Santorum Debate

    Education and Unbelief: the Santorum Debate

    Do students lose their faith while in college? Or is our concept of what faith is too brittle?

  • A colorful Holi Day

    A colorful Holi Day

    Riot of color? Sort of. It's Santa Clara's observance of the Hindu spring festival of Holi, which means lots of powdered paint, lots of fun, and polychromatic students galore.

  • Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Mario Belotti makes his annual economic forecast. 2012 just might be a little sunnier.

  • Good Samaritans save community college football program

    Good Samaritans save community college football program

    A selfless act by Albert "Rocky" Pimentel '77 reminds us of the importance of helping people who first help themselves.

  • The good works of a trustee

    The good works of a trustee

    Trustee Scott Santarosa, S.J. '88, was recently featured in an Ignatian News Network video biography.

  • Greatest Hits of 2011

    Greatest Hits of 2011

    The top Santa Clara Magazine stories from last year, as well as from the vaults, keep online readers coming back.

  • Getting science to those who need it

    Getting science to those who need it

    SCU's Thane Kreiner wants to help a billion of the world's poorest people by 2020. Even by Silicon Valley standards, that's an ambitious goal.

  • Golden States of Grace

    Golden States of Grace

    Photographer Rick Nahmias explores faith on the edges of society in a photodocumentary exhibit at the de Saisset Museum.

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.