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
Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.
Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.
Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.
The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.
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.
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.