History & Traditions

  • Art time

    Art time

    Lindsey Kouvaris ’02, 4 Feb 2015

    The de Saisset Museum launches Creative in Common, the first exhibition in its yearlong celebration of 60 years on the Mission campus.

  • Santa Clara Snapshot

    Santa Clara Snapshot

    Danae Stahlnecker ’15, 1 Feb 2015

    1975: The Alumni Association gets a new home, an SCU senior is elected California’s youngest mayor, and the Toso Pavilion bubble dome rises.

    Winter 2015

  • La verdad

    La verdad

    Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78, 3 Nov 2014

    Historian Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78 talks about the 1989 UCA massacres in El Salvador and how she helped tell the story of witness Lucía Cerna.

  • Hearing the cry of the poor

    Hearing the cry of the poor

    Ron Hansen M.A. ’95, 15 Oct 2014

    The murder of six Jesuits and two women in El Salvador in November 1989 marked a turning point in the country’s civil war. What do they have to say to us now?

    Fall 2014

  • Santa Clara Snapshot

    Santa Clara Snapshot

    Leah Gonzalez ’14, 15 Oct 2014

    1989: Students and faculty participate in an exchange program with Donetsk State University in eastern Ukraine, members of the Africa Peace Committee visit the Mission Campus, and The Alameda gets rerouted.

    Fall 2014

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1964

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1964

    SCM, 15 Jun 2014

    Poems, pranks, and a prep course in marriage.

    Summer 2014

  • Santa Barbara’s native son

    Santa Barbara’s native son

    SCM, 15 Jun 2014

    Flying through Santa Barbara? Step into the terminal named in honor of John Treloar Rickard ’36.

    Summer 2014

  • For your mental improvement

    For your mental improvement

    SCM, 15 Dec 2013

    The first literary mag in the West marks a major milestone. Born as The Owl and rechristened The Santa Clara Review, it’s now (probably) in its 100th volume. Plus, some 19th-century archives have just been digitized for you to explore online.

    Winter 2014

  • Santa Clara snapshot: 1963

    Santa Clara snapshot: 1963

    Danae Stahlnecker ’15, 26 Sep 2013

    Willie Mays and the Giants at Buck Shaw Stadium, a commencement address by Alfred Hitchcock, and the fastest Bronco to complete a 50-mile hike.

    Fall 2013

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1973

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1973

    Danae Stahlnecker '15 and Sarah Perkins '13, 1 May 2013

    A "total environment show," the first female ROTC cadets, and the inaugural SCU Rat Race.

    Spring/Summer 2013