Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Thursday, August 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 77° Clear

Tags


Stories tagged: Gonzaga University


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:01 p.m.

Spokane moves closer to transferring land near Gonzaga Prep for affordable housing projects

The City Council approved a letter of intent on Monday that is the first step in transferring city-owned land for the development of an affordable housing project spearheaded by Catholic …


Catholic Charities, city to consider land deal to spur affordable housing project near Gonzaga Prep

The city of Spokane will consider selling five parcels of city-owned property to facilitate the development of 96 units of affordable housing under a partnership between Gonzaga University, Catholic Charities …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 1:22 p.m.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to appear at town hall Wednesday at Gonzaga University

The congresswoman is scheduled to speak for an hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Spokane. In recent weeks, she’s criticized President Donald Trump for personally attacking Democratic lawmakers in Congress …


UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 9:25 a.m.

New leaders at Gonzaga University include three female deans and provost

This fall, Gonzaga University will debut four new deans, three of them women, and a female provost. That means three out of the school’s seven academic deans are women.


UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 4:46 p.m.

Gonzaga, Whitworth receive high rankings for value in recent report

If you’re looking for a good return on your investment in higher education, a


Filling in the bubble: Local colleges step away from standardized tests

Local universities are embracing admission policies that are less dependent on SAT and ACT test scores. The alternative includes personal interviews and essays – along with good grades – that …


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 11:04 a.m.

Gonzaga professor calls MAGA hats ‘undeniable symbol of white supremacy’ after student wears one to class

In a recent commentary piece, professor Jeffrey Omari recounted how he felt, as the lone African American in his classroom, when a student showed up one day wearing the ubiquitous …


NASA astronaut, Spokane native Anne McClain returns to Earth, shoots for the Moon

After 204 days in space, Spokane native Anne McClain returned to Earth on June 24, and she said the experience of actually living in space made her want to go …


Gonzaga grads’ web-based startup OddJobbers links college students to area residents needing stuff done

Two Gonzaga University graduates have lauched the web-based startup OddJobbers, which connects college students with residents needing work done, such as yard maintenance, pet sitting, moving furniture, snow shoveling, house …


NCAA rowing: Huskies claim women’s national championship with perfect score

The Washington women have returned to the top of the collegiate rowing world as the top-ranked Huskies swept all three grand finals to win the NCAA Championship in Indianapolis on …


Larry Plager of Medical Lake collected hundreds of stories about war; now this Vietnam vet is turning the page

Reading and writing about the Vietnam War has brought Larry Plager in touch with his war experiences, and resulted in a gift of hundreds of books, videos and other materials …


UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

If Robert F. Smith wanted to pay local college debt, what numbers are we talking?

During his commencement address, billionaire Robert F. Smith surprised the Morehouse College graduating class with an enormous gift: Smith announced he would be footing the bill for every graduating student’s …


The Dirt: Spokane Community College building $5 million transit center

A bigger, relocated transit center is coming to the campus of Spokane Community College, according to permits issued by the city.


UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 11:09 a.m.

Gonzaga plans to demolish four houses recently vacated by the university

Gonzaga University is demolishing four houses on campus, and the land will be turned into open space, according to permit data at the city.


UPDATED: Sun., May 12, 2019, 10:45 p.m.

Graduation is only the beginning, retired major general tells Gonzaga students

Gonzaga awarded more than 1,200 degrees to its graduating class Sunday.


UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 3:04 p.m.

Gonzaga leadership alums save hikers stranded overnight on California’s Mount Whitney

At 4 a.m., Saksham Gakhar’s eyes were rolling in his head and violent shivers shook his 146-pound frame.


The question still follows GU President Thayne McCulloh: Did he know? Some are certain that he did

In recent months, a refrain has arisen from many people who live, teach and study at Gonzaga University: There’s no way Thayne couldn’t have known.


Gonzaga students worked with accused priests at Bea House

For years, Gonzaga University students held part-time jobs at Cardinal Bea House, a Jesuit-owned building on the school’s campus that has drawn attention as a retirement home for priests, including …


GU’s marketing class tackles ad campaign for Big Brothers Big Sisters

A unique marketing class at Gonzaga University offers students a chance to get real-world experience in advertising.


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 10:06 p.m.

Gonzaga University forming panel to address clergy sex abuse

Four months after Gonzaga University was criticized for allowing sexually abusive priests to live on campus, Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh announced Monday he is assembling a commission to address the …


Gonzaga economist: Economic issues associated with wealth distribution, immigration and trade policy pose problems

Income inequality, immigration and trade tariffs are key issues that should be addressed to improve the U.S. economy, Clarence Barnes, professor of economics and dean emeritus at Gonzaga University’s School …


Gonzaga University’s new performing arts center celebrates life, passions of Myrtle Woldson

The center, on the western edge of campus, opens April 25 with a performance of “A New Season.”


Filmmaker, Gonzaga professor Matt McCormick to screen two films at Magic Lantern

McCormick, whose work has been screened internationally, including at the Sundance Film Festival, the Museum of Modern Art, the Reykjavik Art Museum, SXSW and the Seattle Art Museum, moved to …


Gonzaga hosting hate studies conference Tuesday through Thursday

Billed as “one of the world’s leading interdisciplinary academic forums on hate, related social problems and ways to create socially just and inclusive communities,” the conference will run Tuesday evening …


Jason A. Gillmer: On the urgency of intersectionality

Intersectionality refers to the notion that a person’s identity is often shaped by multiple constructs – race, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and so forth – yet rarely does life …


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:36 p.m.

Father of Sandy Hook victim who spoke at Gonzaga died by suicide

The father of a six-year-old Sandy Hook Elementary victim died by suicide on Monday. Jeremy Richman spoke at Gonzaga University last April about the connection between the brain and violence, …


UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 11:05 p.m.

Hey, Jimmy Kimmel: Gonzaga landed on the moon

Any good conspiracy theory is only strengthened by attempts to disprove it. So no one can fault Jimmy Kimmel for doubling down when confronted with evidence that Gonzaga University does, …


UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 4:41 p.m.

Conservative students push for Ben Shapiro visit after rejection by Whitworth University student government

The effort to bring the conservative political commentator to Whitworth mirrors an earlier controversy at Gonzaga University.


UW medical school graduates placed in Spokane for residencies

A handful of new University of Washington Medical School graduates will spend their residencies in Spokane, fulfilling the school’s goal of bringing more doctors to Eastern Washington.


Shawn Vestal: Gonzaga’s College Republicans left empty-handed by conservative Ben Shapiro

The College Republicans at Gonzaga University deserved better from Ben Shapiro. Or at least from his bookers.