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.
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.