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Books & Arts

  • Poetry Man

    Poetry Man

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Aug 2016

    Poet Laureate of the United States Juan Felipe Herrera was back in familiar territory: on the Mission campus with longtime friend and mentor, Francisco Jiménez ’66.

    Summer 2016

  • Speaking Their Peace

    Speaking Their Peace

    SCM Staff, 15 Aug 2016

    For years, Colette Rausch J.D. ’90 has worked with the U.S. Institute of Peace to help countries emerging from violent conflict. In a new book of 80 interviews, she gives voice to the voiceless.

    Summer 2016

  • Revolutionary with a Rickenbacker

    Revolutionary with a Rickenbacker

    Jorma Kaukonen ’64, 15 Aug 2016

    Remembering Paul Kantner ’63, one of the founding members of Jefferson Airplane—by one of the crew who was with him on that epic journey.

    Summer 2016

  • This Bright Beauty

    This Bright Beauty

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Remembering Paula Z. Kirkeby, a close friend of the de Saisset Museum.

    Summer 2016

  • Seeing Through the Space

    Seeing Through the Space

    Matt Morgan, 5 Jul 2016

    Rondo I by noted Bay Area sculptor Bruce Beasley encourages viewers to see the dynamism of all that is natural—and it's being welcomed as a permanent addition to the de Saisset.

  • Guns, Streets, and Fields

    Guns, Streets, and Fields

    Grace Ogihara ’16, 11 May 2016

    With the show Bear Witness, photographs and interviews by S. Beth Atkin tell the heartstirring stories of the children of migrant laborers—and of gangs and guns.

  • ‘One of the Nation’s Greatest Women’

    ‘One of the Nation’s Greatest Women’

    Alden Mudge, 8 Apr 2016

    She was an extraordinary advocate and leader in the Progressive Era. Her husband even used to talk about “when we were governor.”

  • An American Story

    An American Story

    Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    A few words from the remarkable life of Francisco Jiménez '66

    Spring 2016

  • How Could They Disappear?

    How Could They Disappear?

    Eryn Olson ’16 and Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    A haunting requiem for 43 “disappeared” college students in Mexico premiered at the Mission Church—and won’t soon be forgotten.

    Spring 2016

  • Horse Sense

    Horse Sense

    Grace Ogihara ’16 and Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    Economist Mario Belotti has been helping students understand the intricacies of monetary policy and macroeconomic policy for more than half a century. Now he tells his own story.

    Spring 2016