Santa Clara Snapshot: 1973

1 four-woman show at the de Saisset Museum, including work by Judy Chicago and Bonnie Sherk. The installation by Sherk is described as a “total environment show” and includes trees, bushes, railings, pigs, mice, chickens, roosters, and rabbits.

6 female cadets join Santa Clara’s ROTC program as it expands to accommodate women.

24 rats and student trainers compete in inaugural SCU Rat Race Invitational.

99 cents for the All You Can Eat Spaghetti Special at Straw Hat Pizza Palace.

800 people (Santa Clarans and otherwise) sing “Happy Birthday” to Ben Swig, longtime friend of the University, at a celebration for his 80th birthday.

1,350 pounds of marijuana, with a value of $90,000 (“and that ain’t hay”) confiscated in Santa Cruz County and burned by sheriff’s deputies, according to the “In the Noose” column in the student newspaper, The Santa Clara.

$2 million Bannan Hall dedicated on Oct. 19.

post-image The 1973 Redwood. Photo by Clay Hamilton
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

Germ Fighter

Finding the source of outbreaks can prevent people from getting sick. One professor is making that search take less time.