Stories tagged: Whitworth University
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Whitworth University has begun replanting trees on campus after 155 were toppled in the November 2015 windstorm.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 5:28 a.m.
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: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
The following is from Casey McClure, a Whitworth University student attending inauguration events as part of a class on the media: “Myself and three other students were walking back from …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Whitworth University President Beck Taylor joined other colleges urging President-elect Donald Trump not to eliminate a federal program that protects undocumented immigrants.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Whitworth women picked to finish fourth in Northwest Conference basketball
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 8:43 p.m.
Whitworth will travel to the Dallas Regional for the opening rounds of the NCAA Division III volleyball tournament and will take on host UT-Dallas in the first round on Friday …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
Three students at Whitworth University have been diagnosed with mumps, according to a statement on the university’s web site.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016
Young couples at Whitworth University who wanted a little privacy back in the 1930s would make their way through the woods at the north end of campus, referred to at …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
An annual report ranking colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report included three Spokane-area institutions, although college administrators were quick to point out the survey’s limitations.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest for vandalism to the grounds of Holmberg Park and Whitworth University in the …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Whitworth University announces spring 2016 provost’s honor roll.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016
A pair of chefs at Whitworth University have partnered with NASA and are growing plants in Mars-like soil, just as fictional astronaut Mark Watney did in “The Martian.”
Sat., May 14, 2016, noon
Students writers, from high school age to senior citizens, create works for inclusion in a journal, all part of Whitworth University’s Writing in the Community class.
Sun., March 13, 2016, 4 a.m.
From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokesman-Review ran a pictorial feature extolling the beauty of the new campus of Whitworth College in north Spokane.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 4:51 p.m.
Wanda Toliver Cowles, a Spokane philanthropist, educator and advocate for gifted learning programs, died Saturday. She was 85. She and her husband James P. Cowles, chairman of the board of …
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Gonzaga ROTC instructor advising Afghan government.
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016, 4:59 a.m.
Theme house dedicates one dinner each month to Disney-inspired dishes.
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015, 9:35 p.m.
Whitworth University is adding 21,000 square feet of music practice and performance space as well as remodeling roughly 16,000 square feet of existing space. Donors are completely funding the $13.5 …
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 8 p.m.
A split Spokane County Commission has chosen Gerry Gemmill as the next chief executive for the county. Friends and supporters say he’ll make good use of contacts and a perspective …
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 6:31 p.m.
The entire Whitworth University community mourns the passing of Sam Adams, a man who impacted the lives of an entire era of Pirate student-athletes. Adams passed away peacefully early Friday …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 27, 2015, 10:14 p.m.
Gerry Gemmill, who previously worked for Spokane County and the City of Spokane, is favored by two Spokane County commissioners to become the county’s next CEO.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 13, 2015, 5:05 p.m.
The scars on her face force Katrina Bosma to consider beauty. They are faint and obscured by a layer of makeup. But they are symptoms of a lifelong disease that’s …
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
Kyle Cosby, senior offensive tackle for Whitworth, has entered the 2015 season as first-team All-Northwest Conference.
Sun., Sept. 6, 2015
Brent Edstrom’s job description sounds exhausting: college professor, author, transcriber, composer, performer. “One of the things I always tell my students is that the music business requires an entrepreneurial spirit,” …
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
JT Phelan grew up around sports, especially football and baseball. The son of two high school coaches, he also grew up with a sense of all the things that go …
Sun., July 5, 2015
College scene Whitworth University’s Dakota Kliamovich, of Liberty Lake, has been named to the Academic All-America track and field second team after finishing with a 4.0 GPA as a double …
Tue., June 9, 2015
Chris Victor, a head men’s basketball coach the last five seasons for Citrus College in Glendora, California, accepted a position as assistant coach at Eastern Washington University, the school announced …
Sun., May 10, 2015, 8:32 a.m.
Increasing numbers of women are learning to shoot rifles and bows to enjoy hunting and the meat they can put on the table. The growing interest of women in blood …
Wed., April 8, 2015
A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including former Whitworth University Athletic Director …
Sun., Feb. 22, 2015
Spokane novelist Jess Walter has been named the Spring 2015 writer-in-residence at Whitworth University. As part of the program, the National Book Award finalist and New York Times best-selling author …