Stories tagged: Gonzaga University
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
Younger votes tend to sway Democratic, but they’re also the demographic less likely to fill out a ballot by Election Day. Can Lisa Brown and her supporters find enough votes …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
Spokane police say a 51-year-old man broke into a home in the Logan Neighborhood on Saturday night, robbed a Gonzaga University student at knifepoint and demanded that she take off …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
Much of the Logan neighborhood fits right in with the rest of Spokane’s north side. A patterned grid of heavily treed residential streets and alleys surround single-family dwellings, many of …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Move-in day at college is supposed to be a little stressful. There’s the packing and hauling, the long drive, the new environment, and at the end of it all, the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 1:52 p.m.
Twenty-two women pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Eastern Washington are gathered in Spokane for a six-day nonpartisan leadership conference aimed at addressing the underrepresentation of women in American politics.
Mon., July 16, 2018
James P. McGoldrick, born in 1859, started in the timber business in Minnesota. Seeing that most of the lumber he sold came from the Northwest, he moved to Spokane in …
Fri., July 13, 2018
Gonzaga University “had added the third gold star to its service flag” – meaning, the third former Gonzaga student had died in wartime service. The latest was Louis P. Mutty, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
An early-morning house fire in north Spokane that displaced 11 people is being investigated as arson.
Fri., May 25, 2018
To all those banners hanging in the McCarthey Athletic Center, the Zags can proudly add another – national academic champions for 2016-17.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
In two decades, five Division I players have been named first-team All-Americans for academics, athletics in the same year. Three were from Gonzaga.
During the last 20 years, only five Division I players were named first-team All-Americans on the court and in the classroom during the same academic year. Three are from Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
Justice, mission and choice: Mercy Corps mission director offers words of advice at Gonzaga commencement
Dwonch, the mission director for Mercy Corps in Palestine, delivered the keynote address for Gonzaga’s 1,070 students at the undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday morning.
Fri., May 11, 2018
A longtime Gonzaga University trustee who has made substantial donations for campus projects also leads a major construction company that’s contracted to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
James Mwaura, one the top distance recruits in the class of 2018, signed his national letter of intent with Gonzaga University, the school announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Two experts, including a Gonzaga University alumna who grew up in the Tri-Cities near the Hanford reactor site, are on a mission to educate young people about foreign diplomacy and …
Tue., April 24, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
Proceeds will be donated to Campus Kitchens, a nonprofit at GU that provides 3,000 meals every month to after school programs, low-income seniors and homeless shelters in Spokane.
Mon., April 23, 2018
On Sunday afternoon, a crowd of a few dozen gathered at Gonzaga University’s Luger Field to welcome cadets with Gonzaga and Whitworth University’s ROTC program finish a weekend at Camp …
Sat., April 21, 2018
During an hourlong conversation moderated by KHQ’s Stephanie Vigil, Tarana Burke and Ronan Farrow, who have been regarded as leaders of the #MeToo movement, dissected what the movement means, where …
Wed., April 18, 2018, 5 a.m.
Gonzaga University has another draw for its Friday night event bringing two speakers to campus to discuss the #MeToo movement: a Pulitzer Prize winner.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
It was the first word out of Pat Volkar’s mouth, and probably the sentiment hundreds were feeling Thursday at the dedication of Gonzaga’s Volkar Center for Athletic Achievement.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Tarana Burke, a New York social activist who coined the phrase “Me too,” and Ronan Farrow, an investigative journalist who helped expose decades of alleged sexual predation by Hollywood producer …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 1:57 p.m.
Eight local high school students are among the 16 Act Six scholars recently named to receive full academic scholarships to Whitworth and Gonzaga universities.
Tue., March 20, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Gonzaga University announced Tuesday it’s moving several degree programs and non-degree training courses from its School of Professional Studies to a new School of Leadership Studies.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Jim McCarthy is a celebrated Gonzaga University alumnus, a Harvard professor and a biological oceanographer who has contributed to some of the largest and most significant studies on the global …
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
Don Herak, a concrete tycoon and longtime Gonzaga University trustee who became one of the school’s most prolific donors, died Friday. He was 94.
Thu., March 8, 2018
The School of Business Administration Eddy Birrer Scholarship is one of 12 funds at Gonzaga University the community can donate to Thursday as part of Zags Give Day.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 5 p.m.
Dr. Tim Chestnut has seen both sides of health care for amputees, as a patient following a 2002 accident and subsequent 2006 amputation, and as a physician who now does …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
Four students who attended the Gonzaga University’s Justice in January service learning event spoke with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Spokane on Wednesday, a couple of weeks ahead of a …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
Gonzaga University brought Cara and Matt Hoag together – even though they never met while they attended classes.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
Both Whitehead and Abani will speak on Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
Publisher Steve Forbes gave a folksy talk on economics at Gonzaga University Wednesday night, mixing observations about capitalism and free markets with dating and investment advice for millennials.