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Santa Clara Magazine

In this Issue, Winter 2007

The person in front of you

A transglobal photo essay by David Pace.

Panetta on Iraq

By Farid Senzai. A Q&A with Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63, member of the Iraq Study Group and chief of staff for President Clinton.

How to win a cosmic war

By Steven Boyd Saum. Reza Aslan ’95 says the battlefield for jihadists isn’t Baghdad. It’s not even in this world. But if you fight the enemy on their terms, they win.

Kabul’s splendid son

By Justin Gerdes. On the heels of A Thousand Splendid Suns, the second novel by Khaled Hosseini ’88, comes the long-awaited film adaptation of The Kite Runner.

Redefining nature

By Steven Boyd Saum. Is it the end of wilderness as we know it? And could genetically modified crops be better for the environment? Read what SCU scientists are saying.

Tough call

By Jim Shepard. Mike Carey ’71 reveals what it takes to earn your stripes as a head ref in the NFL.

...and all for one

By Ann Killion 

Paleolithic Burial

A poem by Tim Myers.


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Web Exclusives
Whose globalization?
Globalization is the new reality for higher education—but what does that mean in terms of the gritty reality for much of the world? President Paul Locatelli, S.J., talks with the Santa Clara faculty about what’s at stake.

Sapolsky on biology and individuality
Listen to an interview with renowned behavioral biologist Robert M. Sapolsky. Download the podcast.

Loggers, outlaws, and Merry Pranksters
See a gallery of some of the scores of vintage photographs that Bob Dougherty ’91 MEE, ’96 MBA has collected in his new book, La Honda.