history and traditions

Santa Clara Snapshot: 1938

Santa Clara Snapshot: 1938
Tomorrow's forecast: Director of the Ricard Observatory Albert J. Newlin J.D. 1912 checks sun spots before predicting the weather. Photo from The Redwood
by Liz Wassmann '13 |
  • 1 happy baby seal captured on film being fed from a bottle by Bernard Hubbard, S.J., “The Glacier Priest.”
  • 2 pounds of weight lost on average by each Santa Clara student who “crams” for exams, according to the Bureau of Educational Surveys.
  • 40 cents for the “Santa Clara Special” at Lucca Café, across the street from campus. Includes soup, salad, entrée, dessert, and drink.
  • 83 minutes is deemed “too long” for a cartoon in a review of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in the student newspaper, The Santa Clara.
  • 41,000 people in New Orleans watch Santa Clara beat Louisiana State University in the Sugar Bowl—for the second year in a row—on New Year’s Day. 
Bryce M. Brown '64 said on Feb 28, 2013

My dad, Bryce T. Brown '38, was on that team.

Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.

What connects us

The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.