• Odes to Omaha

    Odes to Omaha

    Sven Birkerts, 15 Nov 2012

    Essayist and critic Sven Birkerts reviews the new story collection by Ron Hansen M.A. '95. Hansen will read from his book on Nov. 20 in Corte Madera.

  • A valedictorian of Olympic proportions

    A valedictorian of Olympic proportions

    Steven Boyd Saum and Nick Carrillo '12, 8 Nov 2012

    Kelly Crowley ’99 medaled twice in cycling at the 2012 Paralympics—and won gold in Athens in swimming in ’04 and was valedictorian of SCU.

  • Bobby Seale: The story of a Black Panther then and now

    Bobby Seale: The story of a Black Panther then and now

    Santa Clara Magazine, 5 Nov 2012

    Stories and a Q&A session with the 1960s civil rights activist and founding member of the Black Panther Party

  • Faith in the press?

    Faith in the press?

    Joshua Richman, 2 Nov 2012

    As news organizations consolidate, the picture of the world presented to readers becomes less nuanced—especially at the intersection of politics and religion. 

  • Hispanics, religion, and the elections

    Hispanics, religion, and the elections

    Gerardo Fernandez, 2 Nov 2012

    The editor of a major Spanish-language outlet in the Bay Area on the possibly election-deciding impact of the Hispanic vote in 2012.

  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Nancy C. Unger, 24 Oct 2012

    Historian Nancy Unger takes a new look at the book that launched the modern environmental movement.

  • Writers in the studio: Ron Hansen and Bo Caldwell read Tuesday

    Writers in the studio: Ron Hansen and Bo Caldwell read Tuesday

    Clay Hamilton, 20 Oct 2012

    Writers Bo Caldwell and Ron Hansen M.A. '95 give a reading Oct. 23 at 4:00 in SCU's Fess Parker Studio.

  • What we talk about when we talk about 'like'

    What we talk about when we talk about 'like'

    Irina Raicu J.D. ’09, 17 Oct 2012

    Internet ethics expert Irina Raicu considers why clicking a button isn’t necessarily an endorsement.

  • Politics and the ethics of dialogue

    Politics and the ethics of dialogue

    Michael McCarthy, S.J., 4 Oct 2012

    Michael McCarthy, S.J., suggests open use of scripture from all sacred texts may be the key to overcoming divisiveness in public discourse.

  • Political storytelling and "Muslim rage"

    Political storytelling and "Muslim rage"

    Jeff Gire, 26 Sep 2012

    Reza Aslan '95 talks to SCM about the Arab Spring, reaction to the hateful "film" Innocence of Muslims, and Newsweek's recent "Muslim Rage" cover.