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Features

What We Don’t Know

What We Don’t Know

Clinical Professor of Law Thiadora “Dori” Pina has made it her mission to mentor and empower first-generation students at the law school.

Sustain
Sustain

St. Ignatius’ cannonball moment initially led him to religious fanaticism. It’s his path to moderation that’s important.

Growing
Growing

In seeing the deepest part of myself in my mother, I have realized that growing is a never-ending and ever-changing part of life.

After the Cannonball
After the Cannonball

An essay on walking the Camino Ignaciano in Spain, and reflecting on how the time that comes after the big, pivotal moments is when change happens.

And How Does That Make You Feel?
And How Does That Make You Feel?

There has long been a lack of diversity among therapists, creating an unhealthy cycle where many people can’t find the help they need. What are we doing to disrupt that?

Booked and Busy
Booked and Busy

So many Santa Clara women have found success in the male-dominated film and TV industry. We talked to five of them, at various stages in their career, on how they “made it” in Hollywood.

On the Outside
On the Outside

What’s it like to get out after spending 25 years in prison for a crime you didn’t commit? Arturo Jimenez, freed by efforts of the Northern California Innocence Project, explains.

Tracing the Wolf
Tracing the Wolf

A tattoo as an act of reclamation reminds not only of one’s ability to survive but also of vulnerability. The wolf on Maggie Levantovskaya’s skin is also a sign of the wolf within.

High Road, Low Ride
High Road, Low Ride

When Ricardo Cortez ’07 started college, he thought he’d be an engineer. But his heart called him to express himself and his culture in art instead.

BD Knows Best
BD Knows Best

SCU’s 2021-22 Sinatra Artist-in-Residence on being grateful, getting your due, and dinosaurs.