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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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.