Santa Clara Snapshot: 1942
- 1 Japanese “Zero” fighter shot down by 1st Lt. Robert L. McDonald ’42 on Oct. 3, 1942
- 3 chaplains from University aid war effort: Raymond Copeland, S.J., W. H. Crowley, S.J., Cyril Kavanagh, S.J.
- 5 cents per issue of The Santa Clara newspaper
- 10 seniors join the military during their final collegiate year, preventing them from receiving their degrees that spring
- 18 years of age replaces the previous age for service of 21, per the War Department’s announcement
- 90 percent-plus of Santa Clara students are engaged in the pursuit of a military course of one nature or another
- 497 students register for the second semester of the 1941–42 year
- 5,000-word, typewritten thesis required for all degrees
- $200,000 University debt for building Nobili Hall (erected in 1930), providing urgently needed modern kitchen and dining halls, and additional living quarters for lay faculty and students
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