Stories tagged: Gonzaga University
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 …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 6 a.m.
Rhea Seddon, pioneering astronaut and surgeon, to speak at Gonzaga
When she was preparing for her first NASA mission, surgeon and astronaut Rhea Seddon remembered there were some concerns about whether a woman’s body could adapt to space as well …
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Gonzaga University student reportedly victim of voyeur; school declines to release information
Gonzaga University is investigating a report that someone took a photo of a student who was taking a shower Monday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
UW med school again ranked first for primary care education
University of Washington’s medical school again tops the U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools for primary care education. The UW School of Medicine has been ranked …
Sat., March 11, 2017
Dr. Stuhlmiller: Legislators can alleviate rural doctor shortage
Because I live and work out in a small town, I want to be part of WWAMI’s effort to graduate more rural doctors.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
‘Teach-in’ at Gonzaga University protests Dakota Access oil pipeline
Students, professors and Native American leaders held an all-day “teach-in” Monday at Gonzaga University to protest the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, which triggered a monthslong standoff and …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Man jumps in Spokane River while fleeing police, Gonzaga University security
A man was fished out of the Spokane River on the Gonzaga University campus Wednesday night after he jumped in during an attempt to flee police.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017
Spokane-area economy is creating higher-wage jobs
More than 20,000 new jobs have been created in Spokane County since 2010. Most pay more than the average wage in the county, which is $21.17 per hour, or $44,035 …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Refugees share their stories at packed Spokane rally
After a week in which President Donald Trump tweeted about
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 5:07 p.m.
Naked man tackles female student on Centennial Trail
A naked man tackled a student as she was running on the Centennial Trail near the Jundt Art Center on the Gonzaga University campus around 11:30 a.m. Friday.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Riverfront Park Clocktower becomes beacon for Bulldogs fans
The iconic Clocktower in Riverfront Park glowed red and blue Saturday night in celebration of the Gonzaga basketball team’s unbroken winning streak.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Man killed in highway crash was a Gonzaga art student
The man killed in a head-on crash Friday on Highway 195 was a sophomore art student at Gonzaga University.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Front & Center: Easygoing GU professor Kevin Henrickson to speak at One Day University
It’s been said God invented economists to make weather forecasters feel good about themselves. Or perhaps to give humorists an easy target. But Gonzaga University professor Kevin Henrickson doesn’t fit …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Author Tim O’Brien gives soldier’s perspective
The Vietnam veteran and National Book Award winner will read at Gonzaga on Monday.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
UW wants to increase number of medical students in Spokane
Washington State University will welcome its first class of 60 medical students to the Spokane campus in August. The University of Washington wants to top that.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 5:28 a.m.
Under Trump’s travel ban, immigrant students must choose between family and education
Mahdieh Babaiasl met Hamed Mahdioun five years ago while the two were studying mechanical engineering at the University of Tabriz in Iran. Within a year and a half they were …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
Gonzaga changes insurance policy for pregnant women after federal investigation
Gonzaga University has changed its health insurance policy after a nonprofit law firm alleged the school was illegally denying maternity care to dependents of employees.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Ryan Lewis makes surprise appearance at Gonzaga University
Hip-hop producer and DJ Lewis, of the hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, spoke to students in GU’s Comprehensive Leadership Program on Wednesday night.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, noon
Where to eat at the McCarthey Athletic Center
Options abound for Zags fans