Spring 2009

The Poems Beneath Our Feet

Brenda Hillman, the Olivia Filippi Professor of Poetry at Saint Mary's College, discusses her books on the ancient Greek elements, particularly her book on the earth, with Saint Mary's Poetry Editor Christopher Sindt.

Christopher Sindt: You just completed the third of a four-book sequence based on the four classical elements earth, air, water and fire. Where did the idea for this sequence come from?

A Veritable Thing of Beauty, Even of Grandeur

Photo essay by Nicolo Sertorio

Meschery in WCC 2009 Hall of Honor Inaugural Class

Tom Meschery, who concluded his collegiate career as Saint Mary's leading rebounder, was inducted into the West Coast Conference's new Hall of Honor on March 7 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Saint Mary's Live on YouTube and Facebook

The Saint Mary's community has a new way to stay connected and keep in touch with other Gaels. The College recently launched a new fan page on the social networking site, Facebook.com, and new channel on YouTube.com. The Facebook page boasted the addition of nearly 400 new fans in three weeks after its inception, and it is growing every day.

Global Economic Crisis Impacts College

Brother President Ronald Gallagher

Along with all other higher education institutions, Saint Mary's has been responding to the plummeting stock market and mortgage meltdown by adjusting its budget to deal with losses in the College's endowment and downturns in projected tuition revenue.