Saint Mary's Magazine Fall 2018

Magazine Highlights

In Tijuana, the border wall between the United States and Mexico features protest art and portraits of missing students, and extends into the Pacific Ocean.

Border Reflections

Saint Mary’s professors took an immersive trip to the U.S.–Mexico border to investigate social justice concerns regarding cross-border migration policy through the lens of Lasallian Catholic traditions.
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Acclaimed film director, screenwriter and former Saint Mary’s student Ryan Coogler sat down for a conversation with his former English Professor Rosemary Graham in the Soda Center on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Filmmaker Ryan Coogler Engages SMC Community at Special Evening

The superstar director returned to SMC to talk about process and mythmaking with his former professor.
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Jim Donahue

Defining the Future: The Campaign for Saint Mary’s

On April 21, 2018, Saint Mary’s College held a celebration on campus to announce the public phase of Defining the Future: The Campaign for Saint Mary’s.
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Fall 2018 Stories

Faculty Staff and students forming the number 300

Rarely does a death hold such hope. The year 2019 marks the 300th anniversary of John Baptist de La Salle’s entry into eternal life. The #300LaSalle celebration will include special events and renewed commitments in Lasallian communities around the world.

top teacher

Saint Mary’s College Recognizes Joan Peterson With the Professor of the Year Award.


More than 620 alumni, family, and friends returned to campus in July for Reunion Weekend 2018. Alumni traveled from 20 states and as far as Spain to relive their student experience and rekindle long-held friendships. The class of ’98 came out in force representing the largest class in attendance with 56 alumni participating.

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