Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970

30 years later: Check out these stats from the seventies.

  • 3 philosophy courses required to graduate
  • 4 days of classes (M-T-Th-F)
  • 31 buildings
  • 100 people at United Farm Workers Organizing Committee meeting to discuss union-only lettuce purchase for the campus dining services
  • 233 professors
  • 700 students boycott classes and join a teach-in to protest U.S. military action in Cambodia
  • $1,725 tuition per year
  • 5,902 students enrolled
post-image The 1970 challenge: How many bedframes can SCU undergrads stack on top of one another? Photo: SCU Archives
Making Weight

These boxers are fighting to revive the rich legacy of underdog boxing triumphs at Santa Clara.

The Buzz of Life

Whether clinging to the underside of a leaf or bumbling near flowers, insects bring color to our world and food to our plates. Bees in particular have taken the spotlight.

Rotten

A report by Santa Clara theology professors explores the why behind sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Dream Team

Two English majors score resume gold by helping professor launch her debut novel.