Trained as a marine scientist, cleric Katharine Jefferts Schori didn’t give her first sermon until 1991. Fifteen years later, she became the first woman chosen to lead the Episcopal Church. Supporters say she’s well versed in bridging differences—and she’ll need to be.

  • What We Tackled

    Hammered by injuries and mounting defeats, members of the 1-11 football team encountered a question none of them expected to face: what’s the point? Senior lineman Josiah Vinson describes the purpose he found in a season of pain.

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    Master Stroke

    Skip Kenney’s swimmers have won 25 straight Pac-10 titles, seven national championships and a passel of Olympic medals. Not bad for a coach who has never swum a race in his life.