Santa Clara Snapshot:1987

Santa Clara Snapshot:1987
Loyal fans: Finals week and the lengthy road trip didn't defer loyal Bronco fans Mike Gallagher '87, Bob Steinbock '90, Scot Asher '87, Steve Maggioncalda '88, Jim Manning '87, Brian Bucanan, Walt Frey '87, and Kevin Hein '87 from following their team to Tucson. Photo by Tim Myers '86 for The Redwood
by Holly Hanbury-Brown '12 |
Career opportunities: Front to back, the gazers into the future are Peter Howard '87, Bill Quirk '88, Mimi Allen '88, Larry Rask '88Photo 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

 

Greg Antonioli '87 said on Apr 20, 2012

Thank God I got out just before Wednesday classes became a reality!!

Winter 2014

Table of contents

Features

Rise up, my love

There are the sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty and grace for all to see. Then there are the improvised places of faith, perhaps more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.

The chaplain is in the House

With the way things have gone recently in Congress, looking to the heavens for some help and guidance might seem like a very good idea. In fact, that’s what Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83 is there to do.

Welcome to Citizenville

Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.

Mission Matters

Goooaal!

Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.

Patent trolls, beware

The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

A sight of innocence

George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.