The editorial, creative, and production teams behind Santa Clara Magazine.


Steven Boyd Saum


Associate Editor

Matt Morgan


Devin Collins ’17
Gabrielle Deutsch ’18
Perla Luna ’18
Lindsey Mandell ’18
Giannina Ong ’18


Cuttriss & Hambleton


Design Consultant

Pentagram Austin


Class Notes & Obituaries

Alicia K. Gonzales ’09


Clay Hamilton
Brian Washburn


Santa Clara Magazine Advisory Board

Michael E. Engh, S.J.—President

James Lyons—Vice President for
University Relations

Matthew G. Dewey
—Associate Vice President
for Marketing and Communications

Kathy Kale ’86—Assistant Vice President
for Alumni Relations

Elizabeth Fernandez ’79—Journalist

Ron Hansen M.A. ’95
—Gerard Manley
Hopkins, S.J., Professor of Arts and Humanities

Dorian Llywelyn, S.J.—Executive Director,
Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education

Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77—Silicon
Valley’s professor emeritus

Paul Soukup, S.J.—Pedro Arrupe, S.J.,
Professor of Communication

Literary Editor

Ron Hansen M.A. ’95


Assistant Editor

Monique Beeler



Brian Stauffer—cover
Lincoln Agnew
Hanna Barczyk
Harry Campbell
Kyle Hilton
Sean McCabe
Tim O’Brien
David Plunkert
Edward Rooks
Andy Warhol (silkscreen, actually)



Michelle Asselin
Charles Barry
Nicholas Chan ’20
Eduardo Contreras
Cameron Davidson
AnnieLaurie Erickson
Jim Gensheimer
Jerome Hart
Robin Jolin
Robin Loznak
Richard Misrach
Jan. A. Nicolas
Omar Ornelas
Cody Pickens
Kristen Ronhovde ’17
SCU Archives and Special Collections
Norman Wang
Jim Wilson



Monique Beeler
John Deever
Gabrielle Deutsch ’18
Cieran Freeman ’18
Alicia K. Gonzales ’09
Juan Felipe Herrera
Dorian Llywelyn, S.J.
Deborah Lohse
Lindsey Mandell ’18
Matt Morgan
Giannina Ong ’18
Marty Sammon ’56, MBA ’63
Tatiana Sanchez ’10
Meir Statman
Tina Vossugh
Heidi Williams ’06


Copy Editing

John Deever
Alicia Gonzales ’09
Charles McKenzie
Grace Ogihara ’16
Hon Walker

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A Billion for Tomorrow

A billion in support of scholarships, research, and facilities. Find out what it all means

Super Bloom!

What happens after the rains fall can be glorious.


Play—whether via imagination or with perspective—never stops being important to a person’s development.