Santa Clara Snapshot: 1964

$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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Hoops of Hope

From pink socks to non-profit outreach, Santa Clara Women’s Basketball hosted their annual Pink Game to honor families impacted by cancer.

Flight and Food

Birds can be the key to understanding the environment and SCU students are taking a closer look.

Freedom Fighter

After 22 years leading the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara Law, Linda Starr starts a phased retirement.

Internship Incoming

Alex Zhu’24 shares how she found valuable internships through SCU Career Center’s Handshake platform,