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
Build a Better Pipeline

Austin Gray ’19 takes initiative to increase the presence and confidence of black employees in the Silicon Valley.

 

Bringing Tradition Near

Kaweni Ibarra ’19 learned how to reinvigorate history when he apprenticed with a Hawaiian tattooist his senior year.

Bright Times

Sammi Bennett ’19 tap the potential of women in clean energy on her Fulbright scholarship to India.

Leaders of Heart

An incredibly diverse group of students graduate from the Jesuit School of Theology.