Mission Matters


Photographs by Luke Kantola '12

A child stands in a torrent of rain in the area where Casa Bayanihan students live.


Children from Sitio Payong playing between the homes.


Kuya Al cuts into a pig head.


A carabao takes a break from plowing the fields.


A worker from Tahanan Walang Hagdanan rests during his lunch break.


Below Mt. Pinatubo, a native Aeta rides his caribou.


A girl begs for change through the window of the car.


During fall break, students flew north and traveled through the popular surf spot San Juan.


During the fall break, a festival of native dance was held by the school children of the Mountain Province in Sagada.


Luke met a squatter family while walking around Manila. He had the idea of painting a mural by their home.


The blank canvas just prior to priming in a dilapidated squatter home.


Ate Arcel and her youngest child observe Luke sketching in elements of his mural.


Luke with the family who lives next to the mural.







Photographs by Suzy Lambert '12











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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.