Stories tagged: Gonzaga University
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
“All New York was up in arms about these two homeless red-tailed hawks, and I couldn’t generate the same outrage about hundreds of thousands of people being slaughtered,” Kristof said. …
Sat., Nov. 3, 2018
On Monday, the night before one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in recent U.S. history, Nicholas Kristof will be at Gonzaga University in Spokane talking about the state …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the deal says the Seattle Mariners and Marco Gonzales have agreed to a $1.9 million, two-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4 a.m.
“Bing Crosby: Swinging On a Star – The War Years 1940-1946,” Giddins’ second Crosby biography, hits shelves Tuesday.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6 p.m.
Kevin Hekmatpanah, Gonzaga’s orchestra director, said the Mendelssohn concerto is “an absolute delight,” that showcases the virtuosity of the soloist.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
Five women from the Westboro Baptist Church met a wave of unified opposition in Spokane as counterprotesters turned out in droves Thursday to support soldiers, environmentalists, members of the LGBT …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Members of the hatemongering Westboro Baptist Church plan to demonstrate at several locations in Spokane on Thursday and Friday, including Lewis and Clark High School, Gonzaga University and the Spokane …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018
Kristina Anderson, a 19-year-old sophomore at Virginia Tech, was seated in her Intermediate French class in Norris Hall when gunfire erupted in a classroom down the hallway. Like many other …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018
Gonzaga University, in its new wartime role as a military training school, “impressively mustered into the service of their country” 350 students.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
Art Spiegelman, award-winning artist and writer of ‘Maus,’ to give free lecture at Gonzaga University
The New York-based cartoonist is the first guest of the university’s visiting writer series this year. Spiegelman, creator of perhaps the most academically studied comic book of all time, will …
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 …