Santa Clara Snapshot:1987

Statistics from 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
Career opportunities: Front to back, the gazers into the future are Peter Howard ’87Bill Quirk ’88Mimi Allen ’88Larry Rask ’88.  Photo 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
A First: SCU Powwow

Celebration. Dance. Prayer. Native Californians, Native Americans, and Native Hawaiians celebrated their heritage with a first-ever SCU powwow.

Growing Home

A garden finds a home where once little could grow: A decade ago, the Forge sprung from a lot filled with construction debris. Today it nurtures students in new directions.

Hidden Treasure

Andrea Hoff dug into the SCU Artifacts collection looking for history. She hit gold.

A Campus Transformed

A look into the physical future of Santa Clara