Brigitte DeMeyer ‘86 has been singing since she was a little girl. But when she started raising her voice as a student every Thursday and Sunday during Mass at Founders Chapel, it was the beginning of a whole new life. Now, with the release of her new album, “Something After All,” the self-described “countrified folkie” says that doing what she loves has made her feel not only happy, but powerful.
Five Degrees of Summer Vacation
Year three of our grand experiment — following five dewy freshmen from their first day of school through graduation — finds our intrepid quintet celebrating summer in their own inimitable style. From Mexico to the Mediterranean to the lab to the gym, the fab five don’t sit still for long.
EditorialEveryone’s a Winner, Baby
USD Magazine editor Julene Snyder vows to keep trying to make every issue the best one ever.
Around the ParkCommanders in Chief
Incoming A.S. President Rhett Buttle works closely with USD head honcho Mary E. Lyons.
Behind the Velvet Rope
School of Law professor Junichi Semitsu spent his summer as the official embedded blogger for the Dixie Chicks. Sweet.
Longtime collaboration between the Timken Museum and USD gives students an up-close look at the art world.
Syllabus: The Black Atlantic
Class takes students to Jamaica, where they explore black identity in the Caribbean as compared to the U.S.
All We Are Saying
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice marks five years of striving for peace.
Liaison to the Outside World
Vice President of University Relations Tim O’Malley says the big draw in his decision to come on board was the university itself.
David B. Smith departure; IPJ’s Neu receives fellowship; Katie Couric and Justice Antonin Scalia on campus.
Quarterback Josh Johnson feels responsible to those he left behind. Failure is not an option.
Student-athletes seek balance between work, play and academics.
Point of ViewA Deep Thud, Then Silence
When Damien Minna ’04 jumped off the back of a boat, he wound up discovering the meaning of life itself.
Class Notes ArticlesInto the Swim
Tom Lochtefeld ’77 (J.D.) is poised on the edge of a monster wave he built himself.
For Better, For Worse
What if your spouse wrote a tell-all book about your first year of marriage?
Green Elephants and Leafy Pyramids
Couple transforms hillside into a lush wonderland of whimsical magic.
Guille Esquivel ’00 was Cuba’s team coordinator in the World Baseball Classic.