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 personal note of thanks to SCU alumni. You came through in record numbers to secure a $1 million gift for the University.
From business to government to college campuses, it’s not always a question that gets asked. But here’s how the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics set out to change that.
For a quarter century Charles Barry has told Santa Clara’s stories in photographs. Here are a few.
Palm Drive becomes a grand pedestrian promenade.
More than 1,000 grads were on hand to hear the address by Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63 at SCU’s 162nd commencement exercises.
Julie Johnston ’14 makes Glamour magazine’s list of top 10 college women.