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Whits’ Logie learned about life, hoops from grandfather

Truth be told, Matt Logie had his eye on the Whitworth basketball program long before he was hired in May 2011 to lead the Pirates. A full year before he …


Soul of the season

Four-part harmony. Remember it? A generation or two ago, before “American Idol,” before synthesized ringtones, before home stereo systems with their woofers and tweeters and iPod docks, music was not …


Huge grant brings university students to Holmes Elementary

A $500,000 state grant will benefit those studying to become teachers at Whitworth and Gonzaga universities, as well as teachers and students at Holmes Elementary School in West Central. Spokane …


Whitworth restricts access after notes target student

Inflammatory notes targeting a student’s sexual orientation found in a Whitworth University dormitory last month have prompted a re-evaluation of the school’s harassment policies. University spokeswoman Nancy Hines said more …


Whitworth’s offense busts out against UPS

Coming home after back-to-back losses, the Whitworth Pirates looked to Saturday’s Parents Weekend football game at the Pine Bowl against longtime rival Puget Sound as a chance to get back …


Religion Notebook: Bach’s Cantata No. 10 to be performed

The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave., will present organist Christopher Nelson at 4 p.m. Sunday. Part of St. John’s Mostly Second Sunday recital series, Nelson …


Whitworth presents musical at the Bing

The Whitworth Theatre will perform its fall production, “Honk! A Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling,” at the Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave., Oct. 18 through Oct. 20 …


Religion Notebook: Fourgiven to play hits in free concert

Spokane First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd., will present the gospel quartet Fourgiven at 6 p.m. Sunday. The group is releasing its first CD, “His From …


Guthrie enhances Pirates lineup

It took some persuasion, but Nate Guthrie proved his high school football coach right. When practice opens today at Whitworth University, the former East Valley offensive tackle will take his …


Education investment: College students face tough choices

Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate. But with the cost of …


Whitworth stays alive with victory

APPLETON, Wis. – Watching Whitworth University’s Nick Scourey on the mound one would never know he was a freshman. Tabbed by coach Dan Ramsay to continue the rain-delayed elimination game …


Dad helps paralyzed son earn degree at Whitworth

SPOKANE — When Ryan Sutherland wanted to go to college three years ago, his father, Steve, went with him. Not just for a visit, but to stay. The father and …


Collaborating on reality

Brooke Kiener, assistant professor of theater at Whitworth University, has worked off and on for eight years to stage an original play titled “Wizdom: Making Dollars and Sense.” It will …


Blanchette: Pirates coach Ramsay one for ages

This replays itself probably once a season anyway, even now. The umpires come to the ballpark for the Saturday doubleheader, make their way to the Whitworth Pirates dugout and encounter …


Getting There: Busy North Side intersection getting roundabout

The popular arterial route on the west side of Whitworth University is going to be closed to through traffic later this spring for major reconstruction, including installation of a roundabout. …


Bible study

If you’ve ever said that your world has been turned upside down, or something reminded you of a lamb being led to the slaughter, or if you know that to …


Japan’s tsunami topic of lecture at Whitworth

Physicist Rich Wolfson, a physics professor at Middlebury College in Vermont, will present the 2012 Science and Society Lecture, “Nuclear Energy: An Environmentalist’s Perspective,” on Monday in the Robinson Teaching …


Sax player, concerto shine in Whitworth performance

If the mention of a university wind band concert brings to your mind the image of students struggling with their spit valves and slogging through “Oh, Danny Boy” and “Air …


Students sample science careers while researching disease

Could the clues to unraveling celiac disease be found in a shovelful of Palouse dirt? A group of North Central High School students will attempt to find out this summer …


NCAAs for Whits, who hope to host game

Whitworth played one of its cleanest games of the season Saturay night. The Pirates turned it over just seven times in a 86-71 victory over Puget Sound in the Northwest …


Education Notebook: Mead staging classic comedy

The Mead High School theater department will perform the classic comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” in the Mead High School Performing Arts Theatre, beginning next Thursday at 7 …


Whitworth players, fans gear up for postseason

Wade Gebbers has seen it before: The Whitworth men’s basketball team is peaking at the right time, and so are its fans. “It’s exciting to play at home, and the …


Book Notes: Whitworth to host Will presentation

Mark your calendars. Whitworth University is bringing noted political commentator and author George F. Will to Spokane in October. But you’ll need to set your alarm clock. Will’s presentation will …


Whitworth football great Long dies

Doug Long, one of the top football players in Whitworth history and the most recent Pirate to play regularly in the NFL, died Saturday after a 2 1/2-year battle with …


Getting There: City faces slippery, uphill battle

In the wake of last week’s snowstorm, Spokane City Hall sent out an email Friday about parking on residential streets and arterials. “The city’s Street Department needs your help,” it …


Whitworth students inspiring others to pursue college

Many high school kids dream of college, but not all students know how to get there – or whether it’s even a possibility for them. Four Whitworth University students decided …


Art class teaches creativity with community in mind

On a gray December morning, splashes of color warmed and brightened the Lied Art Center at Whitworth University. The color came in the form of rugs crafted by students in …


Graduate who sought Obama speech thrives at Whitworth

The Bridgeport High School graduate spent last spring in the spotlight when her senior class earned national attention as one of three finalists vying to have President Barack Obama as …


Eighth-ranked Whitworth falls to No. 16 Wisconsin-Whitewater

SAN ANTONIO – Chris Davis scored 22 points and 16th-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater shot 71 percent from the field in the second half to top No. 8 Whitworth 76-61 on Wednesday at …


Whits win on Lasisi’s late basket

Whitworth University seemed in no hurry Sunday afternoon to start its next long home-court winning streak. But with 7 seconds left in a nonconference men’s basketball matchup against visiting Northwestern …