Santa Clara Snapshot: 1964
|Stepping up their game: with a message in the ’64 Redwood that adds, “Hang on Father Shanks, someone just went to get the can opener.” Courtesy The Redwood
$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.
High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.
Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.
Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.
Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.
A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.