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Fall 2020

The Sacrificial Tweet

The Gift

Not a Moment, But a Movement

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Salvē, World!

Salvē, World!

Classics students learn Latin by time traveling to Ancient Rome. Virtually, that is.

Pressing On

Pressing On

Meet Daniel Press, an environmental policy expert previously with UC-Santa Cruz, the new dean of SCU’s College of Arts and Sciences.

Oh Nunny

Oh Nunny

It’s the friendships we least expect that make us feel the most seen. Rita Kelly ’20 friendship with “Nunny”became a story of its own.

Fluid Innovation

Fluid Innovation

Helping a school in South Africa build a hydroponic garden via video chat ends with an engineering Humanitarian Award.

Words And Deeds

Words And Deeds

“I was a born a Black man. And some day, I’ll die a Black man. But I don’t want to die because I am a Black man,” said Lloyd Pierce ’98 at a protest for racial justice.

Make Space

Make Space

Just as the U.S. celebrates the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote, Santa Clara honors two women of its own.

Looking Up

Looking Up

Spotted by stargazers this summer, during a profoundly difficult period for humanity, NEOWISE reminded us to look up, together.

The First

The First

Mel Lewis ’53—the first Black graduate of SCU—reflects on his days as a Bronco.

Following the Trail

Following the Trail

Spaniard Franciscan priest Magin Catalá arrived at Mission Santa Clara in 1794. His legacy is deep rooted in campus, literally.

Letters

Letters

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