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Current Events

  • 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

  • Gitmo in Person

    Gitmo in Person

    Deborah Lohse, 15 Jun 2017

    W. David Ball is an expert in criminal procedure and prison reform. Here’s what he has to say about a visit to Guantánamo.

    Summer 2017

  • 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.

  • The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    David E. DeCosse and Brian Patrick Green, 13 Apr 2017

    War is hell. But even so, there are ethical boundaries that must not be crossed. The Syrian attack, the American response, and chemical weapons.

  • Valley in the House

    Valley in the House

    Jeremy Herb ’08, 7 Mar 2017

    A conversation with freshman Congressman Ro Khanna on teaching at SCU, representing Silicon Valley, and the issues that shouldn’t be partisan.

  • For the Record

    For the Record

    Justin Gerdes, 1 Mar 2017

    Love Canal. The Exxon Valdez. Deepwater Horizon. Volkswagen. Blockbuster cases, but only part of the story for John C. Cruden J.D. ’74, a civil servant and defender of the environment.

    Spring 2017

  • Info Officer in Chief

    Info Officer in Chief

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Mar 2017

    Digitalizing the work of the federal government is both urgent and messy. But Tony Scott J.D. ’92 knew that when he took the job as Chief Information Officer of the United States.

    Spring 2017

  • Where There’s Smoke

    Where There’s Smoke

    Irina Raicu, 1 Mar 2017

    … there might just be mirrors. On “fake news,” the Internet, and everyday ethics.

    Spring 2017

  • Voice of the Victim

    Voice of the Victim

    Matt Morgan, 1 Mar 2017

    The Brock Turner case put campus sexual assault in the headlines. Alaleh Kianerci J.D. ’07 let its victims be heard.

    Spring 2017