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14 - Bella vita By Ron Hansen M.a. '95. After 66 years, Professor Victor Vari is retiring. He's imparted to generations of Santa Clara students an understanding of Italian language and culture-and how to live a beautiful life. 18 - The sporting life By Ann Killion. From when women first arrived on the Mission Campus 50 years ago and athletics was a dirty word-to internationally known programs and penalty shots heard 'round the world. 20 - Respect the game By Britt Yap. They've been national champs and the subject of dreams-may-cometrue movies. But in the beginning, they were women who just wanted to play soccer. 22 - The Makers By Jesse Hamlin. What does it mean to teach the arts-and to create art in all its forms- here and now? By that, we mean here at Santa Clara, in the heart of Silicon Valley, with threads reaching out to the rest of the world. 32 - Elemental By Steven Boyd Saum. Fate and design, weather and the story of beauty: painting as a way of life for Mark Alsterlind '76. 34 - Medicine at 13,000 feet By MiKe Larrimore '08. A photo essay from a medical aid expedition in the mountains of Peru.

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Summer 2012


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