Stories tagged: Whitworth University
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 12:49 P.M.
Whitworth students witness Trump inauguration protests, use of flash-bang grenades
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 …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 2:49 P.M.
Whitworth joins other local colleges urging Trump to keep immigration program for students
Whitworth University President Beck Taylor joined other colleges urging President-elect Donald Trump not to eliminate a federal program that protects undocumented immigrants.
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 10:22 P.M.
Whitworth picked fourth in NWC women’s basketball
Whitworth women picked to finish fourth in Northwest Conference basketball
MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2016, 8:43 P.M.
College Volleyball: Whitworth travels to Dallas for opening round of D-III tournament
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 …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 9:03 P.M.
Three cases of mumps confirmed at Whitworth University
Three students at Whitworth University have been diagnosed with mumps, according to a statement on the university’s web site.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016
Landmarks: Whitworth Tree played host to many a young couple
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 …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 8:16 P.M.
Gonzaga ranked fourth best western university; WSU questions ranking by U.S. News & World Report
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.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 1:04 P.M.
Vandals damage Holmberg Park, Whitworth University; reward offered
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 …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016, 2:09 P.M.
Achievements: Whitworth Announces Spring Honor Roll
Whitworth University announces spring 2016 provost’s honor roll.
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016
Whitworth chefs inspired by ‘The Martian’ practice botany in Mars-like soil
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.”
SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016, NOON
Program takes Whitworth students into the community to teach writing
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.
SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016, 4 A.M.
100 years ago in Spokane: Whitworth’s campus takes shape
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.
SUNDAY, JAN. 24, 2016, 4:51 P.M.
Education advocate, philanthropist Wanda Cowles dies
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 …
TUESDAY, JAN. 19, 2016, 6:24 P.M.
Gonzaga instructor on duty in Afghanistan
Gonzaga ROTC instructor advising Afghan government.
SUNDAY, JAN. 10, 2016, 4:59 A.M.
University students dine alongside their favorite Disney films
Theme house dedicates one dinner each month to Disney-inspired dishes.
MONDAY, NOV. 16, 2015, 9:35 P.M.
Whitworth music building remodel underway
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 …
FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2015, 8 P.M.
Gerry Gemmill leaves alma mater for opportunity at Spokane County
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 …
FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2015, 6:31 P.M.
Whitworth community mourns passing of Sam Adams
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: TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2015, 10:14 P.M.
Spokane County CEO job offered to Gerry Gemmill in split vote
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: TUESDAY, OCT. 13, 2015, 5:05 P.M.
Whitworth student’s battle with lupus helps her redefine beauty
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 …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, OCT. 1, 2015
Whitworth’s Kyle Cosby bulks up quick for season
Kyle Cosby, senior offensive tackle for Whitworth, has entered the 2015 season as first-team All-Northwest Conference.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 6, 2015
Whitworth professor makes music his lifelong pursuit
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,” …
THURSDAY, AUG. 13, 2015
JT Phelan, now a Whitworth athlete, always prepared
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 …
SUNDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015
Area roundup: Eastern hires Chris Victor as assistant men’s basketball coach
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 …
SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2015, 8:32 A.M.
More women see hunting as quality time with family
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 …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2015
Aaron Leetch, former Whitworth athletic director, killed in plane crash
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 …
SUNDAY, FEB. 22, 2015
Walter named Whitworth’s writer-in-residence
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 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18, 2015
McMorris Rodgers: Obama’s immigration actions defy his presidential power
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday called a Texas federal judge’s ruling halting President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration further proof a legislative fix is needed for the country’s …
SUNDAY, FEB. 15, 2015
Jon Schuh, George Lynn inducted into state softball coaches hall of fame
Jon Schuh of University and former Shadle Park coach George Lynn were inducted into the Washington State Coaches Association Softball Hall of Fame last weekend. Schuh, who coaches both fastpitch …