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January 2015

  • Could Food be a Prescription for Chronic Disease?

    New Data Released That Reveals 4 Percent Decline in Local ‘Meal Gap’

    Food is more than just fuel; it can also be medicine. That was the premise of today’s Hunger Action Summit, an annual forum on local hunger organized by Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and Santa Clara University.

  • Santa Clara University Debuts Tool to Prevent Sexual Violence

    Santa Clara University is unveiling a first-of-its-kind tool in combating sexual assault on college campuses. Can’t Thread a Moving Needle is a complex and intriguing film adapted from the play written by SCU Theatre Professor Barbara Means Fraser. Much like The Laramie Project, the play was written based on interviews of victims, survivors, perpetrators, family, friends, counselors, professors, and attorneys. Fraser, one alumnus, and nine students from her Playwright’s Workshop course gathered stories and commentary from over 100 people from a variety of states.