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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Helping the Helpers

Santa Clara students, faculty, partner with Ferry Foundation to create solutions that enrich quality of life for dementia, Alzheimer’s patients

No More Treading Water

The Santa Clara men’s water polo team is joining the West Coast Conference.

Go. Fight. Win.

Who cheers on the cheerleaders? The Santa Clara University Dance Team plays a vital role in the game day experience.

Here First

The work to open academia to Indigenous groups and voices continues with a series that adds modern lives to the archives.