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Features

  • 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.

    Summer 2017
     

  • 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.

    Summer 2017
     

  • 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

  • A Beautiful Voice

    A Beautiful Voice

    Steven Boyd Saum, 12 Jun 2017

    Pioneers, Elvis, and grilled cheese sandwiches: a conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

  • Discover. Innovate.

    Discover. Innovate.

    Steven Boyd Saum, 2 Jun 2017

    A $30 million gift from the Leavey Foundation to help build a new home for science and engineering

  • Fight for It

    Fight for It

    Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63, 25 May 2017

    The former secretary of defense and CIA director addresses the Law Class of 2017. Highlights: Respect the rule of law. And the truth.

  • The Competitor

    The Competitor

    Matt Morgan, 21 May 2017

    Hayden Shieh ’18 did a lot of winning on the links this year, making his second straight trip to the NCAA regionals and nearly grabbing a WCC championship.

  • The Big Cat

    The Big Cat

    Santa Cruz Sentinel and Jim Seimas, 2 May 2017

    Saying goodbye to Ken Sears ’55, the first basketball player to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated.