And the MAGGIE Award for the best overall in the category goes to … Santa Clara Magazine for the Winter 2013 edition, “Why Silicon Valley loves the humanities.” Presented by the Western Publishing Association for 63 years, the MAGGIEs are a regionwide competition. SCM competed in a category that included associations and nonprofits, along with university magazines. Other honorees at the awards presented in Los Angeles this May included Mother Jones and Variety.

Also regionally, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recognized the mag with a few 2014 medals: a silver for staff writing (a set of five articles that we describe as “Saintssinners, and seven minutes of terror”), and silver and bronze for photographer Charles Barry—for “Train ride,” a photo of U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren J.D. ’75, and “Studio portrait with a saint,” a portrait of the St. Clare statue that used to grace the front of the Mission Church.

The sage judges at CASE awarded a silver to SCU for the 2011–12 President’s ReportMomentum: Indicators of Success, and a gold medal for the video Become More.

Hoops of Hope

From pink socks to non-profit outreach, Santa Clara Women’s Basketball hosted their annual Pink Game to honor families impacted by cancer.

Flight and Food

Birds can be the key to understanding the environment and SCU students are taking a closer look.

Freedom Fighter

After 22 years leading the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara Law, Linda Starr starts a phased retirement.

Internship Incoming

Alex Zhu’24 shares how she found valuable internships through SCU Career Center’s Handshake platform,