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24 - BIG WIN FOR A TINY HOUSE Turning heads and changing the housing game. By Matt Morgan.

28 - $100 MILLION GIFT TO BUILD John A. ’60 and Susan Sobrato make the largest gift in SCU history. Now see the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation that will take shape—and redefine the University. Illustration by Tavis Coburn.

36 - CUT & PASTE CONSERVATION We can alter wild species to save them. So should we? By Emma Marris. Illustrations by Jason Holley.

44 - INFO OFFICER IN CHIEF From his office overlooking the White House, Tony Scott J.D. ’92 set out to bring the federal government into the digital age. By Steven Boyd Saum.

48 - FOR THE RECORD Deepwater Horizon. Volkswagen. The Exxon Valdez. Blockbuster cases and the career of John C. Cruden J.D. ’74, civil servant and defender of the environment extraordinaire. By Justin Gerdes. Photography by Robert Clark.

54 - WHERE THERE’S SMOKE … there might just be mirrors. On “fake news,” the Internet, and everyday ethics. By Irina Raicu. Illustrations by Lincoln Agnew.

Publication Date

Spring 2017


Santa Clara : Santa Clara University, 2017.


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Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 58 Number 1, Spring 2017



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