Santa Clara Snapshot:1987
|Career opportunities: Front to back, the gazers into the future are Peter Howard '87, Bill Quirk '88, Mimi Allen '88, Larry Rask '88. Photo by Spitzi Ursin for The Redwood
- 1st Reggae Sunsplash held on campus
- 4-day-a-week classes come to an end, with Wednesday classes slated for the following year
- 12 nations participate in the first International Wheelchair Swim Competition, held at SCU
- 15–20 cases of Diet Coke sold each week in Down Under, the market in the basement of the Benson Center
- $25 per quarter to use computer labs
- 38 percent of SCU freshmen come from outside California—up from 17 percent in 1977
- 191 point game average per player on the new Bronco bowling squad
- $3,000 in pennies collected by Ted Gabrielli ’87 (now Theodore Gabrielli, S.J.) to build a house with cement walls for a family in Tijuana
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.