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Santa Clara Snapshot: 1973

Santa Clara Snapshot: 1973
The 1973 Redwood. Photo by Clay Hamilton
by Danae Stahlnecker '15 and Sarah Perkins '13 |

1 four-woman show at the de Saisset Museum, including work by Judy Chicago and Bonnie Sherk. The installation by Sherk is described as a “total environment show” and includes trees, bushes, railings, pigs, mice, chickens, roosters, and rabbits.

6 female cadets join Santa Clara’s ROTC program as it expands to accommodate women.

24 rats and student trainers compete in inaugural SCU Rat Race Invitational.

99 cents for the All You Can Eat Spaghetti Special at Straw Hat Pizza Palace.

800 people (Santa Clarans and otherwise) sing “Happy Birthday” to Ben Swig, longtime friend of the University, at a celebration for his 80th birthday.

1,350 pounds of marijuana, with a value of $90,000 (“and that ain’t hay”) confiscated in Santa Cruz County and burned by sheriff’s deputies, according to the “In the Noose” column in the student newspaper, The Santa Clara.

$2 million Bannan Hall dedicated on Oct. 19.

 

Additional photos from the 1973 Redwood

Russ Bates '73 said on May 28, 2013

As an alumni of the class of '73, boy do these pictures bring back long lost memories.

Larry Freitas '76 said on May 29, 2013
Members of the rugby team had a really boisterous time at the King's Table, a few miles down the Alameda, in May, and in April the original SCUTS toured up in Vancouver.

Summer 2014

Table of contents

Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

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.