Heard On Campus

  • Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Marilynne Robinson and Steven Boyd Saum, 28 Mar 2014

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

  • The Catholic writer today

    The Catholic writer today

    Jay Hooks, S.J., and Dana Gioia, 20 Mar 2014

    Dana Gioia writes about matters of faith, writing, creativity, and courage. And he argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

  • Business, ethics, and compassion

    Business, ethics, and compassion

    Deborah Lohse and David Gray, 28 Jan 2014

    Religious studies professor David Gray discusses teachings on ethics, compassion, and business ahead of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's visit to the Mission campus.

  • All things are possible

    All things are possible

    Amy Tan, 6 Nov 2013

    The Valley of Amazement: Amy Tan talks about how her new novel came to be—and she discusses with writer Ron Hansen how Santa Clara figured into the origins of her groundbreaking first novel, The Joy Luck Club.

  • In pursuit of a pastoral church

    In pursuit of a pastoral church

    Tom Reese, S.J., 18 Oct 2013

    National Catholic Reporter senior analyst Thomas Reese, S.J., argues how Pope Francis might reform the Catholic Church.

  • Graduation day highlights

    Graduation day highlights

    Deborah Loshe, 26 Sep 2013

    Commencement celebrations, plus addresses from former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63 and the chief legal officer of Google, David Drummond ’85.

    Fall 2013

  • A responsibility to act

    A responsibility to act

    Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63, 20 Jun 2013

    Do something, engage, commit to the responsibility of keeping America vibrant and strong, says former secretary of defense Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63 in his 2013 Santa Clara commencement address.

  • Sprinksing into action

    Sprinksing into action

    Jeff Gire, 30 May 2013

    Students come together to thank donors on the first annual “Sprinksgiving” event.

  • Political storytelling and "Muslim rage"

    Political storytelling and "Muslim rage"

    Jeff Gire, 26 Sep 2012

    Reza Aslan '95 talks to SCM about the Arab Spring, reaction to the hateful "film" Innocence of Muslims, and Newsweek's recent "Muslim Rage" cover.

  • Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    Santa Clara Magazine, 10 May 2012

    On April 16, 2012, James McLurkin addressed an audience at Mayer Theatre as part of SCU's President's Speaker Series.