Santa Clara snapshot: 1963
|Say Hey, Broncos: San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays at the plate on May 13. The big leaguers played the Broncos at
Buck Shaw Stadium before 8,000 fans.
Final score: 6–4 Santa Clara. Photo from The Redwood
1 honorary doctor of humane letters presented to Alfred Hitchcock, who in his commencement address advises students to be grateful to their professors: “Do not underestimate what they may have given you, what lights they may have kindled. These innocent-looking men have records—all of them. Academic records. Among them are several accomplished pyromaniacs. They are forever setting hidden fires—sometimes with delayed fuses.”
8 new bowling alleys added to the Benson Center.
11 hours, 47 minutes for Tom Flores ’66 to complete a 50-mile hike, making him the fastest Bronco of half a dozen to accomplish the feat in under 20 hours.
$20 fine levied against students who are absent from Jan. 1–2 room checks and miss their Jan. 3 classes.
6,500 handbills dropped from two rented aircraft piloted by Bronco students over the St. Mary’s College campus, in the run-up to the annual basketball game.
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.