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Summer 2017

  • Listening Is Her Superpower

    Listening Is Her Superpower

    Jesse Hamlin, 15 Jun 2017

    The West Wing and Nurse Jackie brought Anna Deavere Smith millions of fans. Her work for the stage has been groundbreaking: focusing on moments of crisis and catching stories.

    Summer 2017

  • Wrangler and the Jazzman

    Wrangler and the Jazzman

    Jesse Hamlin, 15 Jun 2017

     A dog with millions of fans. And Bill Stevens, a blind jazz pianist, teaching students to do more than they imagined possible.

    Summer 2017

  • A Bigger Stage

    A Bigger Stage

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2017

    First priest, then social worker, CEO, and teller of stories: Jim Purcell on what drew him to Santa Clara—and what Jesuit education can be.

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  • Casts a Shadow

    Casts a Shadow

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    The impact of recent travel bans on international students isn’t clear—but it isn’t good. Four graduate students tell their stories.

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  • Welcome to Wonderland

    Welcome to Wonderland

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2017

    Observing elections near and far. Our tale: God Bless America, hell freezes over, and prayers for the dead.

    Summer 2017

  • Numbers Guy

    Numbers Guy

    Kerry Benefield, 15 Jun 2017

    Tom Bonfigli ’75 has racked up more than 750 wins coaching basketball at a California high school. He’s only had three losing seasons. But one night could have ended it all. 

    Summer 2017

  • They LEAD

    They LEAD

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    LEAD celebrates 10 years helping first-generation students on their way to law degrees, doctorates, and success at Fortune 500 companies. What comes next is even bigger.

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  • Rambis and Nash

    Rambis and Nash

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    Too slow. Can’t jump. Not quick, long, or strong enough. NBA scouts thought Steve Nash ’96 and Kurt Rambis ’80 had a lot in common. Now they have one more thing: the Santa Clara University Athletics Hall of Fame.

    Summer 2017

  • On the Road

    On the Road

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    For men’s basketball Coach Herb Sendek and crew, summer is a time to build the program for the future.

    Summer 2017

  • History in Motion

    History in Motion

    Giannina Ong ’18, 15 Jun 2017

    Hayden Shieh ’18 earns a spot in the NCAA tourney for the third straight year and regionals for the second time—the first Bronco ever to do so.

    Summer 2017