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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 12:18 p.m.

20 years ago, Gonzaga took up the study of hate

A Gonzaga institute that was the first to study hate holds an international conference next weekend.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

Upcoming Angela Davis speech at Gonzaga brings controversy to campus

When posters advertising Angela Davis’ planned speech at Gonzaga University hit campus earlier this semester, a completely different flyer quickly followed.


West Point alumnus who lost legs in Iraq to speak at Gonzaga veterans conference

A 26-year Army veteran who lost his legs after a roadside bomb exploded in Baghdad is scheduled to speak Saturday at a veterans conference hosted by 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 …


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 …


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.


‘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 …


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, …


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: 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.


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 …


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.


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 …


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 …