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Spring 2010

Breaking bread
Breaking bread

For Claudia Pruett ’83, MBA ’87, it’s a family affair wrapped in love and tradition—including 50 years of serving lasagna to SCU econ majors by her parents, Rose and Mario Belotti.

Bending light
Bending light

They wanted to show that green living is not a compromise. So, for the international Solar Decathlon, the SCU–led Team California built a house of light and wonder. And it was dazzling enough to win No. 3 on the planet.