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Santa Clara Snapshot: 1964

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Stepping up their game: with a message in the ’64 Redwood that adds, “Hang on Father Shanks, someone just went to get the can opener.” Courtesy The Redwood

$1 for each line of the best Shakespearean sonnet (that’s $14 total) in an edition of The Owl in commemoration of the 400th birthday of the Bard.

3 SCU women admitted to the infirmary for “nervous rash” after “squealing-room-only crowds gathered in all the women’s residence halls” to greet the Beatles.

12 sessions in a course titled Preparation for Marriage offered on Tuesday evenings. Noted authorities address psychology, theology, philosophy, gynecology, law, and business. Enrollment is restricted to those recently married or contemplating marriage.

365-365 plan adopted at Santa Clara requiring students to take 365 classes per year (366 in leap years) according to the April 1 edition of The Santa Clara newspaper. Also reported: The University is changing hands from the Jesuits to the Franciscans.

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Summer 2014

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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

Roelandts joins the board

Willem P. “Wim” Roelandts, business executive and advisor to the Center for Science, Technology, and Society, joins SCU’s Board of Trustees.

How green is our valley

The Mission campus is honored with one of the Bay Area’s oldest and most prestigious environmental recognition programs: the Acterra Award for Sustainability.

Santa Clara Snapshot: 1964

Poems, pranks, and a prep course in marriage.