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SCM Fall 2014

Fall 2014

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Letters on “The Catholic writer today” and a well-traveled sled dog. Editor Steven Boyd Saum on El Salvador. And photos with tennis sensation Katie Le ’14.

Mission Matters

Mission Matters

Words weighty and buoyant from commencement speakers. Recent campus visitors. And some groundbreaking news for Athletics.

Alumni News

Alumni News

A Tony Award for James Houghton ’81, Lindsay Bruce ’10 on The Voice, and the Alumni Association introduces SCU Illuminate.

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Web Only

Videos, photo slideshows, and more—exclusive to the digital magazine.

Fall 2014

Features

  • Hearing the cry of the poor

    Hearing the cry of the poor

    Ron Hansen M.A. ’95, 15 Oct 2014

    The murder of six Jesuits and two women in El Salvador in November 1989 marked a turning point in the country’s civil war. What do they have to say to us now?

    Fall 2014

  • The open window

    The open window

    Lucía Cerna, 15 Oct 2014

    A first-person account by the housekeeper in the Jesuit community at the University of Central America. She witnessed the killing of six Jesuits by government soliders, and telling the truth about that night cost her dearly.

    Fall 2014

  • What do you stand for?

    What do you stand for?

    Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78, 15 Oct 2014

    The murder of six Jesuits and two women forced the couple who witnessed the crime to flee El Salvador. And the tragedy bound Santa Clara to the battered country more deeply than ever.

    Fall 2014

  • Football returns to Santa Clara

    Football returns to Santa Clara

    Ann Killion, 15 Oct 2014

    Six decades ago, Tony Morabito ’31 brought pro football to the Bay Area. Now the San Francisco 49ers have come to play where that dream began—and where they’ve been training for the past 15 years.

    Fall 2014

  • Build it and they will come

    Build it and they will come

    Sam Scott ’96, 15 Oct 2014

    Building the first football stadium in California in 50 years—and making it a Silicon Valley icon—was both a marathon and a sprint for Jonathan Harvey ’91 and Devcon Construction.

    Fall 2014

  • Use your head

    Use your head

    Jack Bowen, 15 Oct 2014

    Examining the ethics of football concussions

    Fall 2014