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GU president reviewing decision on Catholic club

A month after Gonzaga University officials denied an all-male, all-Catholic student club official recognition as a student organization, the college’s president has announced he’ll review the decision.

“The university is concerned that all of the factors involved in this decision have not been represented in their entirety, and thus may be misunderstood,” a GU spokesperson wrote in a statement released last weekend.

A Knights of Columbus College Council, a Catholic fraternal group, does exist on campus, but the denial means the group is not eligible for funds from the school’s student government and cannot officially use the college brand. Jody Lawrence Turner, SR

Should an all-male, all-Catholic club be allowed at a private Catholic university?

Phelps & Co. Visit Gonzaga

Shirley Phelps-Roper, of the Westboro Baptist Church, shares her point of view while standing on the corner of Cincinnati and Spokane Falls Blvd, on Thursday. Story & more photos here. (SR Photo: Dan Pelle)

  • KREM tweet: “Just heard over the police scanners that there are 1,200 people at the #EWU Westboro counter protest.”

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