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Summer 2017

The Good, the Bad, and the Kid

The Habit of Larceny

Artificial Intelligence and Public Trust

Listening Is Her Superpower

Casts a Shadow

A Bigger Stage

Welcome to Wonderland

Keys
asdfscmsummer-2017
Planet Mercury

Planet Mercury

The singer of Queen was actually born Farrokh Pluto Bulsara and was native to Zanzibar. Think of him with African roots.

Road Music

Road Music

Musical and metaphoric journeys with the Silk Road Ensemble: on campus for a residency in 2017.

Training Ground

Training Ground

Insights from the Conscientious Leadership Speaker series: a former commander of the SEALs, former CEO of eBay, and others.

Gitmo in Person

Gitmo in Person

W. David Ball is an expert in criminal procedure and prison reform. Here’s what he has to say about Guantánamo.

A Leg Up

A Leg Up

One school can’t change the world—or even transform a city. But Carolyn Becic ’87 is opening doors for young people.

Rambis and Nash

Rambis and Nash

Steve Nash ’96 and Kurt Rambis ’80 have a lot in common. Now they have one more thing: the SCU Hall of Fame.

Muzhik of La Mancha

Muzhik of La Mancha

Mikhail Bulgakov wrote The Master and Margarita and then took on Don Quixote for the stage. Scholar Scott Pollard ’81 explores why.

Cam’s Corner

Cam’s Corner

A course on courage with Marty Sammon ’56 and Cameron McCarthy ’17. Both have duked it out in the ring.

Lives for Others

Lives for Others

In April these remarkable Bronco alumni were honored for channeling their success into philanthropic endeavors at The President’s Dinner.

Larger Than Life

Larger Than Life

Larger than life only begins to describe Kevin Starr, arguably the greatest California historian, period.

Masthead

Masthead

The editorial, creative, and production teams behind Santa Clara Magazine.

04/05/17

04/05/17

Hillsides covered in purple, orange, and yellow flowers give a moment of gratitude.