From the Editor

  • Just Because

    Just Because

    Steven Boyd Saum, 28 Sep 2017

    Justice in the past and the present—and for future generations. Plus meditations on eclipses, rockabilly, and laughter.  

    Fall 2017

  • Good Guys and Bad Guys

    Good Guys and Bad Guys

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2017

    Plato meets Billy the Kid and the artificial intelligence algorithms shaping your future, like it or not.

    Summer 2017

  • Things To Come

    Things To Come

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Mar 2017

    John A. Sobrato '60 promised something terrific in STEM. He delivered the future. 

    Spring 2017

  • Silver and Gold

    Silver and Gold

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Aug 2016

    Silver and gold: celebrating a milestone year for our mag.

    Summer 2016

  • Best in the West

    Best in the West

    Steven Boyd Saum, 25 May 2016

    Indeed, we’ve just garnered some top publishing awards in Los Angeles and New York. But wait—there’s more!

  • Seeing Stars

    Seeing Stars

    Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    Seeing stars: peering into the beginnings of the universe, the stories we tell in the constellations we discern, and the literal and metaphoric stars that guide us.

    Spring 2015

  • Who, indeed?

    Who, indeed?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Nov 2015

    “Who, indeed?” Of presidents, popes, human dignity and the common good of our planet. 

    Fall 2015

  • What's New?

    What's New?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Jul 2015

    Introducing a bigger, bolder, lovely new design in print

  • A change is gonna come

    A change is gonna come

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Feb 2015

    When spring is fully sprung, you’ll see some transformations with the next print edition of Santa Clara Magazine.

    Winter 2015

  • By any other name

    By any other name

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Oct 2014

    By any other name: Root and bloom of roses on the Mission Campus—and Santa Clara's ties to El Salvador.

    Fall 2014