Superior Selections

Two Santa Clara Law alums have been appointed to California Superior Court judgeships.

In November, Governor Gavin Newsom ’89 appointed two fellow Broncos to the bench. The pair was among 19 total appointments of California Superior Court judges.

Rita Badhan Jd 02
Rita Badhan
Murlene Randle Jd 80
Murlene Randle

Rita Badhan J.D. ’02 will serve as a judge in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. After attending Santa Clara Law, she worked in public defender offices in Santa Clara, Sacramento, and Los Angeles counties.

Murlene Randle J.D. ’80 was appointed to serve in the San Francisco County Superior Court. Prior to becoming a sole practitioner in 2006, Randle served in several positions at the county and city levels, including chief of the Criminal Division at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

Cinematic Sisters

While sisters Malarie ’14 and Nia Howard ’15 always knew they’d be writers, Santa Clara’s communications department helped them discover their medium.

Feathered Fortunes

Bloomberg tech reporter Kurt Wagner ’12 returns to campus to discuss his new book on Twitter’s takeover and the humans behind the corporate curtain.

Swing and a Hit

Bringing the professional sports experience to college women golfers is part of the game.

What’s In a Vote?

Turns out: A lot. Santa Clara University students discuss how Gen Z feels about voting ahead of Super Tuesday.