Stories tagged: Gonzaga University
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Making sense of the numbers: College rankings in perspective
Research suggests rankings have a significant impact on where students apply to college, regardless of whether they fully understand what each ranking system measures. But the rankings don’t tell the …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Backpackers tried to save 1 of 2 fallen hikers at Mount Hood; one victim attended Gonzaga University
Backpackers frantically tried to save the life of one of the two young Portland women who apparently fell to their deaths at Mount Hood, a series of calls to Clackamas …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
In rare Spokane town hall, Sen. Maria Cantwell faces friendly audience critical of GOP, Trump
In contrast to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Sen. Maria Cantwell spoke unimpeded during a 90-minute town hall session at Gonzaga University on Tuesday to a half full room at Gonzaga …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Health care, Trump, North Korea feature prominently at McMorris Rodgers’ town hall
The congresswoman took more than 20 questions in a 90-minute session that drew more than a hundred protesters. McMorris Rodgers defended her vote for the GOP health bill and President …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Gonzaga in midst of upgrade in videoboards at various venues
Gonzaga University Athletics recently began a game-changing project in its facilities, adding and upgrading videoboards at its soccer, volleyball, baseball and basketball venues.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Cantwell schedules town hall of her own at Gonzaga University
Washington’s junior senator will take questions on Aug. 15 on any topic constituents want to talk about, her staff said Monday. It will be Cantwell’s fifth town hall this summer …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
McMorris Rodgers will hold town hall at Gonzaga University on Thursday
The congresswoman will host a free event requiring a ticket at Gonzaga University on Thursday at 5 p.m. Recent town halls have been held at the Lincoln Center. It will …
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Gonzaga language program for ESL students grows in popularity
The Gonzaga Summer Language Program wrapped up its 19th year on Friday. The program, which teaches English-language skills to children and adults from immigrant and refugee communities, faces the challenges …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
UW medical school in Spokane won’t get bigger classes
For now, at least, the University of Washington’s medical school in Spokane will have classes of just 60 students.
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Wyatt Mills drafted by Seattle Mariners in 3rd round
The Seattle Mariners have had their pitching issues of late. It’s a little early to expect Gonzaga University right-handed closer Wyatt Mills to step up and help, but he’s looking …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 6 a.m.
Spokane initiative aims to connect veterans with the humanities
Joe Gilliland could tell you a war story, but it wouldn’t be complete without the happy moments.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
‘Maddie the Bulldog’ says her last goodbyes to GU fans, family
Maddie the Bulldog made a sad announcement on her Facebook page Tuesday evening: The dog who has participated in Canines for Cancer and Relay for Life as often as she …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
GU’s ZagLab updates ‘Godot’ with environmental statement
The ZagLab production will stage the tragicomedy outdoors, and as an means to discuss environmental issues. The set will feature an art installation created by artists J.J. McCracken of Washington, …
Sun., May 28, 2017, 6 a.m.
The Dirt: Gonzaga building performing arts center
Site work has started for Gonzaga University’s $34.6 million project to build the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center on the west side of campus.
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
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
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 …