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
A young mathematician at SCU has helped equip police in Santa Cruz and L.A. with an algorithm that predicts where crimes might happen next. Is this the future of policing?
A veteran chronicler of Silicon Valley looks at why the high-tech industry needs—and wants—folks who know how to tell a story.
Kurds, Arabs, countrymen: Shakespeare Iraq brings the Bard to Ashland like you’ve never heard him.
A statue that’s gazed on the Mission Gardens for 130 years gets a much-needed restoration. As layers of paint are peeled away, stories of the past emerge.
They make Erik Hurtado ’13 WCC player of the year and the No. 5 pick in pro soccer’s draft.
There’s global interest in a Massive Open Online Course in business ethics.