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  • Descendants converge on Bozarth Mansion for family reunion

    Sue Arnson, 72, spent every holiday and summer at her grandmother’s house. And what a house. Now known as Bozarth Mansion, it’s owned by Gonzaga University and rented out for …


  • Locals: Two GU women set for U.S. Public Links

    Gonzaga’s Victoria Fallgren and Tai Jade Kliebphipat will tee off today at the 36th U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship at Neshanic Valley Golf Course in Neshanic Station, N.J. The …


  • Reins shift at Zag Shop stores

    Gonzaga University’s main Zag Shop bookstore reopened Thursday under new management: Follett Higher Education Group. The university joins more than half the nation’s colleges and universities by making the switch, …


  • Odyssey stages student play

    Eighth-graders in the Spokane Public Schools Odyssey Program had the opportunity to get out of the classroom and get up on the stage in their performance of “Beyond the Mountains,” …


  • Blanchette: Thomas gives boost to GU track

    Emily Thomas didn’t have the usual things that get a high school runner recruited to a college program – like fast times, medals and pedigree. So what did she have?


  • Nobel winner tells students to keep dreaming

    Archbishop Desmond Tutu brought his message of social justice and equality to Gonzaga University’s graduation ceremony Sunday, urging students to dream dreams that could change the world. Tutu, a central …


  • Tutu calls GU grads to action

    Archbishop Desmond Tutu brought his message of social justice and equality to Gonzaga University’s graduation ceremony Sunday, urging graduates to dream dreams that would change the world.


  • 3 Gonzaga students attacked in early-morning robbery

    A Gonzaga University graduate student was beaten unconscious when he tried to stop two women from stealing his friend’s purse early today.


  • Zags land big man from Poland

    The first member of Gonzaga’s 2012 men’s basketball recruiting class figures to make a big impression. Przemek Karnowski, a 7-foot-1, 280-pound center from Poland, announced his intentions Wednesday morning on …


  • Kayakers were ill prepared

    A kayaking group apparently was ill prepared for the lethal combination of near-freezing temperatures, cold water and high winds that took the life of a Gonzaga University honors student April …


  • Then and Now: Gonzaga’s former football stadium

    In the photo above, Gonzaga University’s football stadium dominates the east side of the campus. Before World War II, the university had a pretty good run as a football school. …


  • Gonzaga program helps police crack smaller-scale fraud, embezzlement cases

    Spokane County law enforcement agencies believe they may be seeing the criminal result of the bad economy: Reports of theft and fraud by employees in all types of work are …


  • Event aims to foster new businesses

    About 50 would-be business owners are jumping into a whirlwind weekend designed to help them start a successful company. They’re participants in the first Startup Weekend Spokane, a condensed and …


  • Shawn Vestal: Tutu offers chance to challenge our beliefs

    The madness that afflicts Gonzaga usually ends in March. But this year there’s been a prominent case of April Madness – an effort to undo the “travesty” of having Archbishop …


  • Tutu’s visit stirs criticism at Gonzaga

    Gonzaga University is rejecting calls by social conservatives to find a new commencement speaker because of Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s support for abortion rights and gay marriage. Critics say the apartheid …


  • Wild spring break

    College students going wild at spring break party destinations has been the subject of police reports, headlines and even movies. But let’s not forget that many students release the pressure …


  • Scores of April’s Angels from GU spruce up family center

    Armed with elbow grease, rakes and a spirit of service, about 180 volunteers from Gonzaga University’s April’s Angels teamed up with nonprofit Rebuilding Together Spokane to renovate and repair the …


  • Book Notes: Agosin to speak at GU on Tuesday

    Marjorie Agosin, author, activist, Chilean exile and professor at Wellesley College, will speak at Gonzaga University on Tuesday. Her talk, at 7 p.m. in the Globe Room of Cataldo Hall, …


  • Spangler leaving Gonzaga

    Gonzaga men’s basketball forward Ryan Spangler has been granted his release and is expected to transfer to a school closer to his home state of Oklahoma. “I’ve made a lot …


  • Gonzaga’s Standish invited to WNBA draft

    When Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves called Kayla Standish a week and a half ago, she thought it was an April Fools’ joke. Graves informed the Gonzaga senior that …


  • ‘Brilliant’ young man gone too soon

    They filled the front pews, all clad in blue T-shirts stamped with a single word on the front: “nerd.” They had come, these members of the Gonzaga Honors Program – …


  • Gonzaga honor student killed in kayak accident

    Gonzaga University officials today identified the victim of a kayaking accident as a first-year honor student from Everett.


  • Book Notes: Writers Series draws up last play for Shann Ray

    The final edition of this year’s Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series will feature one of Gonzaga’s own. GU professor Shann Ferch, who writes under the name Shann Ray, will read …


  • Betancourt speaks at Gonzaga tonight

    Ingrid Betancourt, the Colombian presidential candidate held captive for six years, will speak at Gonzaga University tonight.


  • Bulldogs’ run reaches end of line

    KINGSTON, R.I. – During a time out in the final two minutes, you could see it on the faces of the Gonzaga Bulldogs. There were no more scoring runs. There …


  • Seniors did Gonzaga proud

    KINGSTON, R.I. – Kayla Standish knew it was over. They all did. And so with 44 seconds remaining in Gonzaga’s loss to Kentucky on Sunday night in the Sweet 16 …


  • Photo: A bittersweet ending

    Consolation prize: Gonzaga University seniors Katelan Redmon, left, and Kayla Standish embrace their mothers, Michele Redmon and Joni Leman, after the Bulldogs were eliminated Sunday from the NCAA basketball tournament’s …


  • GU gears up for Kentucky’s ’40 minutes of dread’

    KINGSTON, R.I. – March Madness brings out the best of the best, even when it comes to clever phrasemaking. Bill Raftery’s “Onions!” is one example. Most of what comes out …


  • Blanchette: Gonzaga women earned their spot

    Ever so slightly overlooked in Gonzaga crashing yet another Sweet 16 in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament this week was the morsel of the Bulldogs holding the nation’s sixth-highest scoring …


  • Zags gear up for high-scoring Miami

    Sylvia Bullock and Shenise Johnson probably agree on a lot of things, but they sang different tunes when asked about their cross-country trip to Spokane for the first two rounds …


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