Santa Clara Snapshot: 1938

A crowd of 41,000 watches Santa Clara beat Louisiana State in the Sugar Bowl. And SCU’s student newspaper declares the 83-minute Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs “too long.”

  • 1 happy baby seal captured on film being fed from a bottle by Bernard Hubbard, S.J., “The Glacier Priest.”
  • 2 pounds of weight lost on average by each Santa Clara student who “crams” for exams, according to the Bureau of Educational Surveys.
  • 40 cents for the “Santa Clara Special” at Lucca Café, across the street from campus. Includes soup, salad, entrée, dessert, and drink.
  • 83 minutes is deemed “too long” for a cartoon in a review of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in the student newspaper, The Santa Clara.
  • 41,000 people in New Orleans watch Santa Clara beat Louisiana State University in the Sugar Bowl—for the second year in a row—on New Year’s Day.
post-image Tomorrow's forecast: Director of the Ricard Observatory Albert J. Newlin J.D. 1912 checks sun spots before predicting the weather. Photo from The Redwood
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