• Finding awakening in all things

    Finding awakening in all things

    Thomas Cattoi, 23 Jan 2014

    Ignatian spirituality and Tibetan Buddhism are distinct traditions but their core teachings reveal a spiritual kinship on finding the divine in all things, says scholar Thomas Cattoi.

  • Closing the Cave of the Winds

    Closing the Cave of the Winds

    Khaled Hosseini ’88, 15 Jan 2014

    It wasn’t a beauty but it was all right—author Khaled Hosseini ’88 offers a heartfelt ode to the end of the 49ers’ Candlestick Park.

  • His life in our hands

    His life in our hands

    Elizabeth Drescher, 7 Jan 2014

    Religion scholar Elizabeth Drescher remembers Nelson Mandela and the legacy of his ever transforming generosity.

  • Silent Night

    Silent Night

    SCM, 20 Dec 2013

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Santa Clara Magazine.

  • Getting to the truth of Silicon Valley

    Getting to the truth of Silicon Valley

    Mike Cassidy, 5 Dec 2013

    Tech commentator and author Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77 has made the study of Silicon Valley his life's work. And his new novel finds the point where fact and fiction meet.

  • Reading the way

    Reading the way

    Clay Hamilton, 26 Nov 2013

    Something to be thankful for: literacy and social good. The stories of Francisco Jiménez ’66 continue to inspire both.

  • At the Ambo

    At the Ambo

    Jean Molesky-Poz, 20 Nov 2013

    Religious studies lecturer Jean Molesky-Poz comments on the unique perspective of women preachers.

  • Confronting the unspeakable

    Confronting the unspeakable

    James W. Douglass '61, 12 Nov 2013

    Peace activist and writer James Douglass '61 finds hope in the tragedy of Kennedy's assassination. Nov. 22 marks the 50th anniversary of that painful day.

  • All things are possible

    All things are possible

    Amy Tan, 6 Nov 2013

    The Valley of Amazement: Amy Tan talks about how her new novel came to be—and she discusses with writer Ron Hansen how Santa Clara figured into the origins of her groundbreaking first novel, The Joy Luck Club.

  • The difference maker

    The difference maker

    Graham Hays, 29 Oct 2013

    She’s a good player in the U.S., but in Mexico, Sofia Huerta ’15 has a great chance to make a real difference in women’s soccer.