Mission Matters

Santa Clara Snapshot:1987

Santa Clara Snapshot:1987
Loyal fans: Finals week and the lengthy road trip didn't defer loyal Bronco fans Mike Gallagher '87, Bob Steinbock '90, Scot Asher '87, Steve Maggioncalda '88, Jim Manning '87, Brian Bucanan, Walt Frey '87, and Kevin Hein '87 from following their team to Tucson. Photo by Tim Myers '86 for The Redwood
by Holly Hanbury-Brown '12 |
Career opportunities: Front to back, the gazers into the future are Peter Howard '87, Bill Quirk '88, Mimi Allen '88, Larry Rask '88Photo 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

 

Greg Antonioli '87 said on Apr 20, 2012

Thank God I got out just before Wednesday classes became a reality!!

Spring 2012

Table of contents

Features

Bucky Bronco Confidential

Who wears the costume today may be classified information. But here's one secret revealed: how Bucky came to be.

Why women professors?

Marking 50 years of coeducation at Santa Clara—and recognizing that it’s not just the composition of students that has changed profoundly.

Mission Matters

Here comes the sun ... and our solar decathletes

The 2013 Solar Decathlon is on! Santa Clara is competing for the third time, after third place wins in 2007 and 2009.

Bigger than all of us

Baseball Coach Dan O’Brien goes old school. He wants players—and fans—to rekindle a love affair with the game.

Opening new doors in the Philippines

Introducing Casa Bayanihan—a place to learn, work, and be changed forever.