A man who was born before the Great Depression and served in World War II is in the midst of his fifth year participating in an on-campus triathlon. Willow Glen resident Bob Scheid biked up to campus to swim every week for 25 years and is on a team for Santa Clara’s Iron Bronco competition. He just celebrated his ninetieth birthday in March.
In a compelling turn of events, Santa Clara’s Associated Student Government announced Tuesday that the first round of voting for the presidency and vice presidency was too close to call and that the election would continue as a run-off.
The Broncos bested their cross-town rivals Tuesday night, beating Stanford University 4-2. Freshman Travis Howard took the hill for Santa Clara, and pitched well, allowing one run over four innings of work.
At a town hall meeting on Monday, City of Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor and councilwoman Kathy Wanabe officially endorsed Democratic candidate Ro Khanna who is currently campaigning to represent California’s 17th District in Congress. According to Gillmor, this is the first time she has ever endorsed a candidate for higher office.
College is defined by a number of experiences: classes, student interaction, social life, professors and many other facets.When I interviewed students for my Hackworth fellowship application, I asked them to pick one aspect of their college experience that presented them with the largest issue. The answer was almost always the same–housing.
Included in this aggressive attempt to elevate the university’s position among the nation’s premier universities are plans for accepting more students and building dorms to accommodate them. Santa Clara showed leadership and a commitment to ethics when they ousted property managers known for poor response times and unfair pricing.