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Kevin Foster ’13 became the all-time leading scorer in SCU men's basketball history in November—passing Kurt Rambis ’80 at 2,006 points.Foster also earned a spot this season as No. 7 all-time scorer in the West Coast Conference. Photo by Denis Concordel

Winter 2013

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Features

To catch a thief

A young mathematician at SCU has helped equip police in Santa Cruz and L.A. with an algorithm that predicts where crimes might happen next. Is this the future of policing?

How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

A veteran chronicler of Silicon Valley looks at why the high-tech industry needs—and wants—folks who know how to tell a story.

The play’s the thing

Kurds, Arabs, countrymen: Shakespeare Iraq brings the Bard to Ashland like you’ve never heard him.

Mission Matters

Heart of the matter

A statue that’s gazed on the Mission Gardens for 130 years gets a much-needed restoration. As layers of paint are peeled away, stories of the past emerge.

All work and all play

They make Erik Hurtado ’13 WCC player of the year and the No. 5 pick in pro soccer’s draft.

Got MOOC?

There’s global interest in a Massive Open Online Course in business ethics.