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.

Summer 2014

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The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.