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Alumni

  • Courage Central

    Courage Central

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

    September 1957, Little Rock, Arkansas. Nine African-American kids wanted to go to school. The 101st Airborne was sent there to help. One of those paratroopers tells the story.

    Fall 2017

  • 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. 

  • 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

  • Rambis and Nash

    Rambis and Nash

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    Too slow. Can’t jump. Not quick, long, or strong enough. NBA scouts thought Steve Nash ’96 and Kurt Rambis ’80 had a lot in common. Now they have one more thing: the Santa Clara University Athletics Hall of Fame.

    Summer 2017

  • History, Amended

    History, Amended

    SCM Staff, 15 Jun 2017

    Wendy Warren ’97 tackles the truths behind slavery and colonziation in New England in her book New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America.  

    Summer 2017

  • Cam’s Corner

    Cam’s Corner

    Eryn Olson ’16, 15 Jun 2017

     A course on courage with Marty Sammon ’56 and Cameron McCarthy ’17. Both have spent time in the ring. And Marty went to Little Rock’s Central High to defend the rights of nine black students who wanted to go to school there.

    Summer 2017

  • 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.

  • Winning the Pulitzer

    Winning the Pulitzer

    Gordon Young, 25 Apr 2017

    Tatiana Sanchez ’10 got her start in journalism courses and The Santa Clara student newspaper before going on to win a Pulitzer Prize.

  • Staying Present

    Staying Present

    Gus Hardy ’16, 18 Feb 2017

    A life of service is never easy. Having autism can make it even harder.

  • Field of Dreams

    Field of Dreams

    Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77 , 30 Jan 2017

    You’ve undoubtedly tasted the produce George Chiala ’64 grew. Once upon a time, it started with strawberries.