Stories tagged: speech
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 2:50 p.m.
Speaking from experience, Riley Hewko said that many people charged with violent crimes often grew up with abuse and addiction, and jails do more harm to people who have already …
Sat., May 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
Despite her own setbacks, Judith Mayotte ‘fuels and energizes’ those around her through refugee, climate change advocacy
Judith Mayotte re-learned to walk after contracting polio, but then during a freak accident while working in Sudan, lost her leg. Now, the Gonzaga University graduate school commencement speaker, is …
Mon., April 29, 2019, 8:54 a.m.
A commencement ceremony on Friday at Brigham Young University, the flagship academic institution of the Mormon Church, was an unlikely occasion for this pronouncement: “I stand before my family, friends …
UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
In a paper published in Nature this week, a team from the University of California, San Francisco explained how they created a “neural decoder” that can create speech. The team …
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.
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
U.S. President Donald Trump will warn of “the dangers of socialism” Monday in a speech in support of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:52 p.m.
The mayor spoke about areas of agreement between the executive and legislative branches of government and how investments made now on streets, police and housing should pay dividends for generations.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro will be allowed to speak on the Gonzaga University campus this spring after a student Republican group appealed an earlier decision by administrators.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Sociology professor Darryl Brice visited Spokane Community College on Thursday to discuss the ways in which key pieces of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy have been omitted from public discourse.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
Despite Gonzaga ban, supporters say conservative commentator Ben Shapiro could still come to Spokane
Undeterred by Gonzaga University officials who
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Gonzaga University College Republicans say university has denied planned appearance by political commentator Ben Shapiro
The Gonzaga University College Republicans are reporting their request to bring prominent conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro to campus next year has been denied by university officials.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:15 a.m.
Here are Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ recent bills that became law and her votes on high-profile legislation
The fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives is touting a historically proficient record in this Congress, pointing to six legislative actions she’s worked to get signed into law at …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 11:54 a.m.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at “strongman politics” in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 12:09 p.m.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that the battle between nationalists and progressives will be at the heart of European Union parliamentary elections next year, a “turning point” that will …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
A Polish law that makes it a crime to falsely accuse the Polish nation of crimes committed by Nazi Germany took effect Thursday, part of a wider effort by nationalist …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Poland’s president on Tuesday signed legislation that outlaws blaming Poland as a nation for Holocaust crimes committed by Nazi Germany, defying both criticism from Israel and a warning from the …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 2:08 p.m.
Oprah Winfrey’s moving speech at the Golden Globes has some fans and fellow celebrities calling for her presidential run.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama is ending a five-day international trip in Paris, where he is lunching with French President Emmanuel Macron and scheduled to give a speech to business …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election next year, delivering a forceful condemnation of the “flagrant disregard of truth and decency” and bemoaning political complicity in …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a “destructive” presidency during his time in the White …
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of “division” and “fear” while rallying on Thursday at the side of his former ambassador to Germany, who is …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
Hundreds of people are protesting with signs and anti-Nazi chants outside a University of Florida auditorium where white nationalist Richard Spencer was preparing to speak.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
President Donald Trump is issuing a warning shot after Arizona Sen. John McCain questioned “half-baked, spurious nationalism” in America’s foreign policy during a Monday night speech in Philadelphia.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
U.S. Sen. John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony in Philadelphia that abandoning America’s role as an …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Friday his country “will continue to stick to” the nuclear deal, calling it “much stronger” than U.S. President Donald Trump thinks.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
When posters advertising Angela Davis’ planned speech at Gonzaga University hit campus earlier this semester, a completely different flyer quickly followed.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Catalan separatists on Tuesday signed what they called a declaration of independence from Spain to cheers and applause in the regional parliament. Catalonia’s president said he would delay implementing it …
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
A chanting group of students disrupted a speech Friday by the University of Oregon president, who was set to announce a new anonymous gift of $50 million.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May promised to restore the “British Dream” Wednesday, in a nightmare speech that saw her plagued by a cough and interrupted by a prankster, while …