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Features

  • Listening Is Her Superpower

    Listening Is Her Superpower

    Jesse Hamlin, 15 Jun 2017

    The West Wing and Nurse Jackie brought Anna Deavere Smith millions of fans. Her work for the stage has been groundbreaking: focusing on moments of crisis and catching stories.

    Summer 2017

  • 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.