Current Events

  • Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Jeff Gire, 1 May 2013

    Nina Acosta ’82 was a tough enough cop to pass the test for the LAPD’s SWAT team. Then she learned the hard way about gender discrimination. So how did she do on Survivor?

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • When justice is kidnapped

    When justice is kidnapped

    Deborah Lohse & Steven Boyd Saum, 1 May 2013

    The 2013 Alexander Law Prize honors Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese civil-rights activist and attorney who protested government abuses—including excessive enforcement of the one-child policy—then escaped house arrest to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The first Jesuit Pope

    The first Jesuit Pope

    William J. Rewak, S.J., 1 May 2013

    SCU Chancellor William J. Rewak, S.J., on why Pope Francis I is different. And why a Jesuit Pope is rare.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Virtual values

    Virtual values

    Clay Hamilton, 12 Apr 2013

    What are our virtual values relating to rights, fairness, and the balancing of harms and benefits, as those notions play out on the internet? A new video series looks for an answer.

  • U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    Stephen A. Smith and William A Sundstrom, 14 Mar 2013

    Two SCU business professors argue that economic recovery shouldn't be used to justify poorly regulated energy development.

  • The 'family values' case for immigration reform

    The 'family values' case for immigration reform

    Kristin Heyer and John Gehring, 8 Mar 2013

    A scholar of religion and a journalist consider immigration reform from a moral standpoint.

  • The one that should get away

    The one that should get away

    Jeff Gire, 26 Feb 2013

    An internet ethicist speaks about the right to online anonymity and preparing a generation of Net users against hoaxes.

  • How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77, 21 Feb 2013

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

    Winter 2013

  • Looking back, moving forward

    Looking back, moving forward

    SCM, 5 Feb 2013

    The cover stories of 2012—and what happened next.

  • Make a resolution for a sustainable 2013

    Make a resolution for a sustainable 2013

    Lindsey Cromwell Kalkbrenner, 22 Jan 2013

    The director of SCU's Office of Sustainability suggests five resolutions you can make to help the planet.