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In this Issue, Fall 2007

Santa Clara Magazine, Fall 2007  
A day in the life of the president

By Ron Hansen. Set your alarm early—then get up and follow Paul Locatelli, S.J., through a day of leading the University and serving as pastor, professor, mayor, and CEO.

Built by immigrants

By Gerald McKevitt, S.J. How Italian Jesuits helped shape the American West, from religious devotions to curriculum to pasta.

You are here

By Sarah Stanek. SCU students and faculty collaborate on a groundbreaking project documenting early life at Mission Santa Clara—and the result is a book that's the first of its kind for any mission in California.

Let your life speak

By Diane Dreher. Discovering vocation today and making time for life's deeper questions amid a culture of consumerism, careerism, and constant commotion.

Butano Ridge

A poem by Rebecca Black.


A roundtable of scholars, alumni, and community leaders looks at how community-based learning is transforming lives. And panelists ask hard questions about the very nature of higher education itself.

Web Exclusives
Brad Pitt as Jesse James
Hansen's novel hits the big screen
You've seen the trailers for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford—"a great, gorgeous Western" (USA Today) based on the novel by Ron Hansen M.A. 95. Now read what Hansen has to say about researching and writing the novel—and about the making the film starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck.

California history like you’ve never heard it
SCU scholars Rose Marie Beebe and Robert Senkewicz offer fascinating insights into the epic story of the Golden State in Testimonios: Early California through the Eyes of Women, 1815-1848. Now hear the authors read from their new book.

Only connect
Read an exclusive excerpt from Out of Eden: 7 Ways God Restores Blocked Communication, the new book by media and communication expert Paul Soukup, S.J.—and download the podcast from our web site.

Picture this, Angeleno
See a gallery of some of the 200 vintage photographs that Mae Respicio Koerner ’97 has collected in her new book, Filipinos in Los Angeles.

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