The editorial, creative, and production teams responsible for making both the print and online versions of the magazine a reality.


Spring 2012



From the beginnings of Bucky the Bronco to unlocking the secrets of the universe through dark matter.


Spring 2012



Readers write in about cover man Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63, the Bronco Battalion, a fateful day in 1970, Bill Stover, and the latest release by Hot Tuna.


Spring 2012


AFTERWORDS: HWJT? (How Would Jesus Tweet?)

Religion writer and scholar Elizabeth Drescher makes the case that, when it comes to religion, putting social back into new media matters.


Spring 2012


PARTING SHOT: Game to the core

You know Bucky. But do you know how Santa Clara's Missionites came to be known as the Broncos?


Spring 2012

Santa Clara Magazine 


The writers, photographers, illustrators, and other folk whose work you'll find in the mag.


Spring 2012

Spring 2012

Table of contents


Bucky Bronco Confidential

Who wears the costume today may be classified information. But here's one secret revealed: how Bucky came to be.

Why women professors?

Marking 50 years of coeducation at Santa Clara—and recognizing that it’s not just the composition of students that has changed profoundly.

Mission Matters

Here comes the sun ... and our solar decathletes

The 2013 Solar Decathlon is on! Santa Clara is competing for the third time, after third place wins in 2007 and 2009.

Bigger than all of us

Baseball Coach Dan O’Brien goes old school. He wants players—and fans—to rekindle a love affair with the game.

Opening new doors in the Philippines

Introducing Casa Bayanihan—a place to learn, work, and be changed forever.