Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Fog 33° Fog

Tag search results

Tags let us describe our content with keywords, making it easier to find what you're most interested in. Use the search box to look for tags, or explore our coverage with the lists below.

Better than holograms: A new 3-D projection into thin air

Scientists have figured out how to manipulate nearly unseen specks in the air and use them to create 3-D images that are more realistic and clearer than holograms, according to a study in Wednesday’s journal Nature.

BYU stops honor-code reviews of sex abuse victims

Students at Brigham Young University who report sexual assault will no longer be investigated for possible violations of the Mormon-owned school’s strict honor code that bans such things as alcohol use.

BYU-Idaho students warned for nailing dead rabbit in home

Four male college students who broke into a female student’s apartment, nailed a dead rabbit to the wall, left an offensive message and stole a painting have been given a warning, police in eastern Idaho said.

Senior-laden Gonzaga women picked to make it 10 in a row in WCC

All of Kelly Graves’ West Coast Conference coaching peers believe his Gonzaga women’s basketball team has the talent to win its 10th conference championship in a row, according to a poll released Thursday at the league’s tipoff event in Los Angeles.

GU students promote good cheer heading into BYU game

With so much riding on tonight’s basketball game, Bulldog fans might be expected to raise a few derisive howls against conference rival Brigham Young University, but a Gonzaga University business class has taken upon itself the task of toning down remarks targeting Mormons. “We’re known for cheering against other teams, but we don’t need to bring it to a level that involves discrimination,” said Jordyn Pillatzke, a student in GU’s Hate Studies in Business class. “Making fun of the Mormons and their values – it’s something that doesn’t need to take place on the basketball court.”

BYU addition has WCC officials tackling scheduling issues

Beginning this evening in San Francisco, the same city where the Pac-10 recently announced its football divisions and scheduling plans, West Coast Conference administrators will zero in on scheduling issues created by the addition of Brigham Young University. Consider it a nice problem to have.

Blanchette: Greeted with missionary zeal

In case you never thought you’d see it, a Catholic family just invited a door-belling Mormon missionary into their home. Such is the influence of college athletics.

BYU throws in with WCC

Here are some nuts and bolts of Brigham Young University’s withdrawal from the Mountain West Conference to accept an invitation to join the West Coast Conference:  1 BYU will begin play in all WCC sports except rowing and men’s soccer, which the school does not offer, in the 2011-12 school year, and play football as an independent.

Cancer makes event even more meaningful for Rose

Brigham Young University men’s basketball coach Dave Rose has always given his time generously to support cancer-stricken patients and assist fundraising for cancer research, but it’s taken on new meaning over the last 14 months. In June, 2009, Rose felt light-headed on a flight to Las Vegas. By the time the plane landed, Rose was sprawled over three seats and had to be helped from the cabin by emergency medical staff. He was vomiting blood when he reached the hospital. Doctors removed a softball-sized tumor from his spleen and also removed part of his pancreas and six lymph nodes. Two days after the surgery, he was told he had pancreatic cancer, which usually carries a bleak prognosis.