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SCM Spring 2018

Spring 2018

Trust: how it’s earned, how it’s betrayed—from journalism to the aftermath of disaster. Plus immigrants in detention, a cowboy ballad, Finn Hall rises, and our driverless future.

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  • Trust Me

    Trust Me

    After decades of declining trust in journalism, here’s some good news. Introducing the Trust Project—a global effort to help readers identify reliable news. Illustrations by Franziska Barczyk.

    Spring 2018

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  • ATHLETICS

    Athletics

    Profiles of Santa Clara athletes and coaches, tales of teams from yesterday and today. Go Broncos!

  • ACADEMICS & RESEARCH

    Academics & Research

    Explore teaching and scholarship at SCU, including research done by students: from controlling a NASA satellite to studying the effects of climate change or looking at grotesque advertising.

  • BOOKS & ARTS

    Books & Arts

    Books, music, and art from Santa Clara faculty, students and alumni. Featuring slideshows and podcasts.

  • THE UNIVERSITY TODAY

    The University Today

    Wondering what that new building is? Curious about the strategic plan? Get the latest news from around the Mission Campus.

  • HISTORY & TRADITIONS

    History & Traditions

    Snapshots and stories from the past that have shaped the Santa Clara of today.

  • INNOVATIONS

    Innovations

    From high-tech to entrepreneurial endeavors, here are projects and ideas with roots in the Mission Campus.

  • CURRENT EVENTS

    Current Events

    Stories that connect to the big conversations we're having as a society, or should be having.

  • SERVICE & SPIRITUALITY

    Service & Spirituality

    Matters of faith, social justice, and the stuff at the heart of a Jesuit education.

  • ‘A Cautionary Tale’

    ‘A Cautionary Tale’

    Matt Morgan, 12 Oct 2017

    In Undocumented and in College, Laura Nichols explains how past and present converge in post-DACA America.

  • Best Big Mag in the Country

    Best Big Mag in the Country

    Steven Boyd Saum, 29 Sep 2017

    Santa Clara Magazine named best big-circulation university mag. Plus we’re Alumni Magazine of the Year.

  • Courage Central

    Courage Central

    Marty Sammon ’56, MBA ’63, 24 Sep 2017

    September 1957, Little Rock: Nine African-American kids wanted to go to school. The 101st Airborne was sent to help.

  • The Most Important Lawsuit on the Planet

    The Most Important Lawsuit on the Planet

    Deborah Lohse, 7 Sep 2017

    It seeks no monetary damages, just solutions. And to hold accountable those who knowingly violated future generations’ rights to life, liberty, and property. 

  • Stop telling me to get over slavery...

    Stop telling me to get over slavery...

    Danielle Morgan, 31 Aug 2017

     ... when you can’t get over monuments to slavers. The real significance of Confederate statues and why they should be taken down.

  • Education Is an Act of Faith

    Education Is an Act of Faith

    SCU Staff, 31 Jul 2017

    Remembering Eric O. Hanson: teacher, scholar, and soccer fan extraordinaire 

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  • Esther Armendariz Ludlow M.A. ’08

    Esther Armendariz Ludlow M.A. ’08 celebrated the first anniversary of her podcast, “Once Upon a Crime,” which has more than 2 million downloads. 

  • Mario Cordero J.D. ’78

    Mario Cordero J.D. ’78 was named executive director of Port of Long Beach, California, the second largest container port in the U.S. Previously, he was chairman of Federal Maritime Commission, appointed by President Obama.

  • Rolanda Pierre Dixon J.D. ’80

    Rolanda Pierre Dixon J.D. ’80 was keynote speaker at Mission College’s African American Celebration Luncheon. As the first African American assistant district attorney of Santa Clara County, she established its first domestic violence unit.

  • Ryan Khojasteh ’16

    Ryan Khojasteh ’16 was unanimously appointed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to the Immigrants Rights Commission.

  • Terry Carroll J.D. ’94

    Terry Carroll J.D. ’94 has been named Copyright Counsel for the IBM Corporation.

  • Marisa Plescia '11

    Marisa Plescia '11 currently lives in France and Italy where she's completing her graduate studies in cosmetic and fragrance chemistry. She hopes to work in R&D.

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