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As Gonzaga University grew, the tightly knit neighborhood surrounding it transformed

The Gonzaga district has cycled through many of changes since the residential area was developed in the 1890s. But the neighborhood still clings to key elements of its original identity …

Gonzaga University to host ‘The Vagina Monologues,’ a play once banned on campus

The Feb. 14 performance, hosted by Gonzaga’s theater department and YWCA Spokane, will be part of an annual “V-Day” campaign that aims to end violence against women and girls.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 6:40 p.m.

College, high school students to compete in cybersecurity contest at Gonzaga

Area college and high school students will take on cybersecurity challenges Saturday during a compeition organized by Gonzaga University senior and computer science major, Max Dulin.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:56 p.m.

Gonzaga University allowing Ben Shapiro to speak on campus in spring

Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro will be allowed to speak on the Gonzaga University campus this spring after a student Republican group appealed an earlier decision by administrators.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 4:43 p.m.

Gonzaga investigating report of sexual assault in campus residence hall

An email sent to Gonzaga students and employees said an alleged sexual assault occurred on the night of Jan. 19 or in the early hours of Jan. 20. The incident …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 10:48 a.m.

For Gonzaga University, prime real estate in downtown Seattle was just too good to sell

Gonzaga University recently announced it would lease land to a developer to build a 17-story apartment tower in downtown Seattle. But don’t expect the Jesuit school to expand its footprint …

Retired GU coach, baseball executive Larry Koentopp dies at 82

Retired Gonzaga coach and baseball executive Larry Koentopp died on Saturday in Las Vegas at the age of 82, as announced by the Las Vegas Aviators baseball club. No cause …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 6:49 p.m.

Gonzaga University announces 17-story residential tower in downtown Seattle to benefit endowment

Gonzaga University-owned land on the Seattle waterfront that has long been used for parking will be developed into a 17-story high rise with more than 250 residential units.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 4:04 p.m.

‘Been a long time’: Led Zeppelin’s first live recording was a bootleg made at Gonzaga 50 years ago today

Billed as “Len Zefflin” by the advertising department of the Spokesman-Review and Spokane Daily Chronicle, the band that would come to define hard rock in the 1970s left an indelible …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 10:01 p.m.

Two Jesuit vice presidents resign from Gonzaga following reports about how leaders handled abusive priests on campus

The Revs. Frank Case and Pat Lee have resigned as vice presidents of Gonzaga University amid questions about the handling of sexual abuse allegations against other clergy.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 9:56 a.m.

Spokane Catholic Diocese says bishop wasn’t told about 7 accused priests at Gonzaga University

The Catholic Diocese of Spokane weighed in Thursday on recent controversy over the housing of sexually abusive priests at Gonzaga University, expressing concern that some accused priests may have been …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 11:35 p.m.

Jesuits pledge to stop sending accused priests to Gonzaga

Jesuit leaders promised Tuesday they will never again send a priest to live at Gonzaga University if they are aware of any “credible allegation” that the priest has sexually abused …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 11:15 a.m.

Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh responds to report on Jesuits sending abusive priests to live on campus

Gonzaga University’s president responded late Monday to an investigative report detailing how Jesuit priests accused of sexually abusing children were sent to live in a retirement home on the school’s …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 9:51 p.m.

Despite Gonzaga ban, supporters say conservative commentator Ben Shapiro could still come to Spokane

Undeterred by Gonzaga University officials who

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 6:52 a.m.

GU’s board votes against fossil fuel divestiture, but will invest $10 million to combat climate change

Gonzaga University won’t divest its $228 million endowment from fossil fuel production, but it will put $10 million into companies researching how to reduce carbon emissions and combat climate change.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 8:33 a.m.

Gonzaga University College Republicans say university has denied planned appearance by political commentator Ben Shapiro

The Gonzaga University College Republicans are reporting their request to bring prominent conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro to campus next year has been denied by university officials.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 10:16 p.m.

Rob Curley: What happens when your two hometown teams lead the nation?

On Monday, the Associated Press named the Zags the No. 1 team in the nation, jumping over Kansas. That meant the Curley family’s favorite team was No. 2. It also …

Pulitzer winner Nicholas Kristof talks journalism in speech at Gonzaga

“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. …

Pulitzer winner Nicholas Kristof has hope despite assault on truth

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 …

Ex-Zag Marco Gonzales signs two-year deal with Mariners

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 …

Biographer Gary Giddins shines light on Bing Crosby’s ‘War Years’

“Bing Crosby: Swinging On a Star – The War Years 1940-1946,” Giddins’ second Crosby biography, hits shelves Tuesday.

Violinist Shlomo Mintz to perform Mendelssohn concerto with GU orchestra

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.

Westboro Baptist Church members outnumbered by protesters at every stop during Spokane visit

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.

Westboro Baptist Church plans Spokane demonstrations at Lewis and Clark High School, Gonzaga

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 …

Virginia Tech shooting survivor to speak at Gonzaga school safety forum

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 …

100 years ago in Spokane: Gonzaga turns into military training school

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 …

Campus vote shaping up as battleground in race between Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown

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.

Man accused of robbing Gonzaga student while her roommates hid in basement

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 …

Gonzaga ties are at the top of Logan Neighborhood Council list

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 …