Books & Arts

  • Seeing Through the Space

    Seeing Through the Space

    Matt Morgan, 5 Jul 2016

    Rondo I by noted Bay Area sculptor Bruce Beasley encourages viewers to see the dynamism of all that is natural—and it's being welcomed as a permanent addition to the de Saisset.

  • Guns, Streets, and Fields

    Guns, Streets, and Fields

    Grace Ogihara ’16, 11 May 2016

    With the show Bear Witness, photographs and interviews by S. Beth Atkin tell the heartstirring stories of the children of migrant laborers—and of gangs and guns.

  • ‘One of the Nation’s Greatest Women’

    ‘One of the Nation’s Greatest Women’

    Alden Mudge, 8 Apr 2016

    She was an extraordinary advocate and leader in the Progressive Era. Her husband even used to talk about “when we were governor.”

  • An American Story

    An American Story

    Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    A few words from the remarkable life of Francisco Jiménez '66

    Spring 2016

  • How Could They Disappear?

    How Could They Disappear?

    Eryn Olson ’16 and Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    A haunting requiem for 43 “disappeared” college students in Mexico premiered at the Mission Church—and won’t soon be forgotten.

    Spring 2016

  • Horse Sense

    Horse Sense

    Grace Ogihara ’16 and Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    Economist Mario Belotti has been helping students understand the intricacies of monetary policy and macroeconomic policy for more than half a century. Now he tells his own story.

    Spring 2016

  • Heart and Soul

    Heart and Soul

    Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    Siren Songs summons the ghosts of torch singers past—and delivers the groove of a new jazz thang. Hear some of the debut album by Jackie Gage ’13.

    Spring 2016

  • Music and Geometry

    Music and Geometry

    Clay Hamilton, 16 Nov 2015

    A showpiece of outdoor sculpture: Going Around the Corner with X, created and donated by world-renowned artist Fletcher Benton. Its new permanent home is outside the de Saisset Museum.

    Fall 2015

  • The Boston probe

    The Boston probe

    Jeff Gire, 27 Aug 2015

    Blye Faust ’97 knew that the subject of her film was an incredible story. The unbelievable part was that no one had told it yet.

  • The good, the bad, and the genius

    The good, the bad, and the genius

    Rich Karlgaard and Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77, 12 Aug 2015

    Ronald Reagan knew how to build a winning political team. So did Bill Clinton. Their secret? They ignored the conventional wisdom.