Stories tagged: Gonzaga University
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:31 p.m.
Man charged with abandoning young girl in car near Gonzaga
Spokane police say a young girl was left alone in a car with the windows rolled down for hours Friday night and into Saturday morning, as temperatures dropped to 39 …
UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
At Gonzaga commencement, speaker Sherman Alexie tells graduates: Remember your promises
Sherman Alexie, a renowned Native American novelist, poet and filmmaker who grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation, gave the keynote address for this year’s Gonzaga undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
GU gets certified as honey bee-friendly campus
Some Gonzaga University students are buzzing about something other than Zags basketball. Honey bees.
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Gonzaga students call on university to divest from fossil fuels
Joining a growing campaign on college campuses across the U.S., Gonzaga University student leaders are calling on the Spokane school to divest its $204 million endowment from fossil fuels.
Tue., April 25, 2017, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Researcher tells Gonzaga crowd to avoid the ‘spirit world,’ warns of Ouija board
Dr. Godfrey Raupert, a member of the Psychical Research Society, told a rapt crowd in Gonzaga University’s gym that science has proven that a mysterious “spirit world does exist and …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few reels in another big one
Gonzaga University men’s basketball coach Mark Few is known for having some formidable bigs in the paint.
Wed., April 12, 2017, noon
Steve Christilaw: We can all learn from Zags’ success
When you’ve experienced those early days when Gonzaga basketball was a quaint diversion from everyday campus life, it will never get old to watch the fervor of today’s Zag Nation, …
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
Man suspected of photographing Gonzaga University student in the shower arrested
Video surveillance footage shows that a man suspected of gaining access to a Gonzaga University residence hall on March 20 and taking a picture of a student taking a shower …
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Gonzaga University will host men’s basketball homecoming rally Wednesday
Gonzaga University is throwing a party to welcome back the men’s basketball team Wednesday and the entire community is invited.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:44 p.m.
Student fans subdued, reflective after Gonzaga loss
The students filing out of McCarthey Athletic Center weren’t particularly loud. A few, who gave up on Gonzaga pulling out a championship win with seconds left on the clock, swore …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
James Reilly, who helped Gonzaga University to NCAA boxing title, dies at 88
Perhaps you saw the obituary on Sunday: James Patrick Reilly passed away March 23 at age 88.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
As Zags prep for championship battle, Spokane bars ready the kegs
With more than 24 hours to go before Gonzaga’s Monday evening championship game, Marcy Larson was standing at a bar, sorting through a stack of table reservations.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Gonzaga to host championship viewing party in McCarthey Athletic Center
Gonzaga University will host a viewing party in the McCarthey Athletic Center as the Zags take on North Carolina in the NCAA men’s basketball national championship Monday evening.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 12:06 a.m.
The wedding must go on, even during Gonzaga’s Final Four game
When Adam Prybylinski and Melissa Hightower picked their wedding date and time nine months ago, they had no idea it would be smack dab in the middle of Gonzaga University’s …
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Spokane shows off for ESPN crews
Spokane put its best foot forward Saturday, showing itself off to ESPN crews in town to capture some community and Zag spirit ahead of Gonzaga University’s Final Four game in …
Sat., April 1, 2017, midnight
Symphony conductor Nakahara balances loyalty between Zags, Gamecocks
As resident conductor with the Spokane Symphony and music director of the South Carolina Philharmonic, Morihiko Nakahara has ties to both Gonzaga and the University of South Carolina and doesn’t …
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
NCAA rule forces D.Lish’s to change name of ‘Karnowski’ burger
Spokane’s D. Lish’s Hamburgers has changed the name of its seven-patty novelty hamburger – formerly called “the Karnowski” in honor of Gonzaga University’s star basketball player Przemysław “Przemek” Karnowski.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Whereas, the Washington Senate believes the Zags are awesome
The Washington Senate adopted a resolution sponsored by Sen. Mike Baumgartner, R-Spokane, saying it “fully supports the Gonzaga Bulldogs in their game on Saturday and will be cheering for a …
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Mayors of Spokane, Columbia make flag wager on Gonzaga’s Final Four matchup
The loser must fly the flag of the winning university above City Hall for a day. Both Mayor David Condon of Spokane and Stephen Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina, released …
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
Pop-up shops selling Zags gear across town as competition stiffens for fan dollars
Gonzaga University gear is flying off the shelves in advance of the Final Four game Saturday, even if the shelf is really a table set up under a tent in …
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers bets Congressman Joe Wilson a bottle of merlot that Zags will win
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers bets a bottle of wine against a jar of barbecue sauce on Saturday’s Zags game.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 5 a.m.
Zags put Spokane in the national spotlight as ESPN crew will film fans and the city
As the Zags prepare for the Final Four tip off Saturday, Spokane is gearing up for its own prime time moment. An ESPN crew will spend up to four days …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
Przemek Karnowski’s biggest fan wished him luck on his way to the Final Four
Emmalynn Stokes will turn two next month, but she already got her birthday present. Her mother, Megan Stokes, said her daughter is a huge fan of Gonzaga University basketball player …
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 8:37 p.m.
Gonzaga student wins plane tickets to Final Four game in Phoenix
On Tuesday Gonzaga University senior Amanda Hardt surely had a lot of friends. After all, she can take three of them to Phoenix to see the Final Four basketball game …
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Gonzaga officials to fans hoping for no school Friday: sorry, not going to happen
Classes will go on as scheduled at Gonzaga University to the dismay of students and other fans hoping to skip town and head to Phoenix to watch the Bulldogs play …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
GU 101: Gonzaga’s storied history goes beyond basketball
Gonzaga’s men’s basketball program is in the national spotlight thanks to its first trip to The Final Four amid a generation of growing dominance. Given its perennial tournament presence, what …
UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
Fans cheer all across Spokane as Gonzaga University advances to the Final Four
The excitement was palpable Saturday afternoon when Gonzaga took on Xavier. Maybe this is it, everyone thought. Maybe this is the year the Zags make it to the Final Four.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
AG Ferguson tells Gonzaga students how to sue a president
A crowd of students and professors at Gonzaga University chuckled Friday afternoon when Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson took a jab at the Trump administration’s legal defense of the president’s …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Cash windfall coming to Gonzaga University, WSU and EWU athletic departments
Gonzaga University, Washington State University and Eastern Washington University are among the colleges across the country set to get a cash windfall from the National Collegiate Athletic Association next month.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
New tax on sodas could be Spokane City Council’s answer to police staffing woes
Mayor David Condon said the city has recruited 29 new police officers over the past several years in response to a cultural audit that found many Spokane police personnel felt …