Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970
|The 1970 challenge: How many bedframes can SCU undergrads stack on top of one another? Photo from SCU Archives|
- 3 philosophy courses required to graduate
- 4 days of classes (M-T-Th-F)
- 31 buildings
- 100 people at United Farm Workers Organizing Committee meeting to discuss union-only lettuce purchase for the campus dining services
- 233 professors
- 700 students boycott classes and join a teach-in to protest U.S. military action in Cambodia
- $1,725 tuition per year
- 5,902 students enrolled
High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.
Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.
Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.
Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.
A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.