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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.

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.

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.

Smart Swimmers
Smart Swimmers

A Santa Clara professor and his team successfully taught microrobots to swim better, potentially opening up huge advancements in health care applications.

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?

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.

BD Knows Best
BD Knows Best

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

Shared Dreams
Shared Dreams

SCU’s first layperson and woman leader, incoming President Julie Sullivan, looks to advance Santa Clara’s mission with the community.

We Are the Champions
We Are the Champions

The pandemic stole an entire year of games from them. But they still won it all. An oral history of the most unlikely winners of the NCAA women’s soccer national championship.

Why Now?
Why Now?

After decades of protests and calls for change, Santa Clara joins the queue of so many corporations hiring people to finally address issues of diversity.

Tweeting Good
Tweeting Good

There’s a Bronco who can find hope, authenticity, God, and, yes, cat pictures online. We talk with @padreSJ.