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Current Events

  • The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    David E. DeCosse and Brian Patrick Green, 13 Apr 2017

    War is hell. But even so, there are ethical boundaries that must not be crossed. The Syrian attack, the American response, and chemical weapons.

  • Valley in the House

    Valley in the House

    Jeremy Herb ’08, 7 Mar 2017

    A conversation with freshman Congressman Ro Khanna on teaching at SCU, representing Silicon Valley, and the issues that shouldn’t be partisan.

  • For the Record

    For the Record

    Justin Gerdes, 1 Mar 2017

    Love Canal. The Exxon Valdez. Deepwater Horizon. Volkswagen. Blockbuster cases, but only part of the story for John C. Cruden J.D. ’74, a civil servant and defender of the environment.

    Spring 2017

  • Info Officer in Chief

    Info Officer in Chief

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Mar 2017

    Digitalizing the work of the federal government is both urgent and messy. But Tony Scott J.D. ’92 knew that when he took the job as Chief Information Officer of the United States.

    Spring 2017

  • Where There’s Smoke

    Where There’s Smoke

    Irina Raicu, 1 Mar 2017

    … there might just be mirrors. On “fake news,” the Internet, and everyday ethics.

    Spring 2017

  • Voice of the Victim

    Voice of the Victim

    Matt Morgan, 1 Mar 2017

    The Brock Turner case put campus sexual assault in the headlines. Alaleh Kianerci J.D. ’07 let its victims be heard.

    Spring 2017

  • Where Do You Stand?

    Where Do You Stand?

    SCM Staff, 1 Mar 2017

    Together. On Nov. 30, 2016, President Michael Engh, S.J., and the presidents of 26 Jesuit colleges in the United States raised a collective voice of support for undocumented students.

    Spring 2017

  • Represent!

    Represent!

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Mar 2017

    There’s a new class of legislators in Washington. Sworn in Jan. 3, 2017, the 115th Congress counts 55 California representatives in the House—a few with Santa Clara ties.

    Spring 2017

  • The John Muir Trail

    The John Muir Trail

    Rita Beamish ’74, 1 Mar 2017

    A place of wonder, but nothing to trifle with

    Spring 2017

  • Bethlehem

    Bethlehem

    William Rewak, S.J., 20 Dec 2016

     A new poem by William Rewak, S.J.