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Bulldog Brewmasters and Winemakers

Apr 14, 2017 Comments Off on Bulldog Brewmasters and Winemakers by

A few Gonzaga alumni share their journeys into the field of fine wines and micro-brews.   ’96 Justin Wylie – Va Piano Vineyards, Walla Walla, WA Major: Marketing The Story: I studied abroad in Gonzaga-In-Florence in 1995-96 and, needless to say, that sparked an interest in the Italian wine-making culture. When I came home, I […]

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Feeding Giants

Apr 12, 2017 Comments Off on Feeding Giants by

  By Dale Goodwin (’86) Coming off extensive rehabilitation for his back injury, men’s basketball senior Przemek Karnowski and incoming freshman sensation Zach Collins, both 7-footers, had significantly different nutritional needs. Karnowski sought to regain fitness following his extensive time off. Collins came in needing to add muscle weight to prepare for the goliaths he had never faced in high school. So […]

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Alumni Careers in Food

Apr 12, 2017 Comments Off on Alumni Careers in Food by

Everything from Scratch By Sarah Schwering (’04, ’07) When asked, “What’s your favorite food?” she laughs, which makes me smile, because I already know her answer: ALL cuisine from scratch. I first met Elizabeth Rider, ’04, during our sophomore year at Gonzaga where she was pursuing a B.S. in mathematics, which does not necessarily beget a certified health coach. Food blogger. Author. TV […]

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Circulus Omnium Gonzagaorum (The COG)

Apr 12, 2017 Comments Off on Circulus Omnium Gonzagaorum (The COG) by

  No matter its translation, “COG” simply means meal time — gathering with friends and getting nourishment for those long days of classes and weekends of homework.    INSIDE TODAY’S COG There are six restaurants: Daily Bread (soups and sandwiches), Spike’s (American comfort food), 360 Degrees (Mongolian grill), Zagriculture (vegetarian), Mediterranean Coast (pizza and pasta) and World’s Fare (cuisine […]

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Comforts of Home

Apr 12, 2017 Comments Off on Comforts of Home by

Though the COG features some delicious meals, it still can’t seem to beat a home-cooked meal from Mom or Dad. Six Gonzaga students reminisce on their favorite food from home: I love my mom’s Dutch Babies with fruit compote on top. — Katherine Heinlen (Seattle) While in Florence, I’ve been missing my mom’s snickerdoodle cookies. —Kelley O’Toole (Portland) […]

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Discovering Science, Together

Apr 12, 2017 Comments Off on Discovering Science, Together by

By Kate Vanskike FILL IN THE BLANK: SCIENCE EDUCATORS ARE ________________________________. Creative. Nerdy. A Tad Crazy. Intensely Inquisitive. Irrationally Rational. Those are some of the responses that come to mind after seeing an Instagram photo posted during Christmastime, detailing the speed at which Santa Claus would have to travel to reach every child on Earth. […]

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Opening Doors – Community leaders welcome business students

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By Sidnee Grubb (’18) OPENING DOORS FOR OTHERS IS A CONGENIAL PART OF DAILY LIFE AT GONZAGA. As important for our future grads are opportunities to see other kinds of doors open. Community partners provide that courtesy by inviting Zags to step inside their day-to-day business operations for real-life learning. The success of business school graduates […]

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Assignments with Impact

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By Kourtney Schott (’18), Sidnee Grubb (’18) Reading The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer inspired Gonzaga English Senior Lecturer Ginger Grey to include more actionable elements of service learning in her classroom. She selected an organization seeking to create a competitive environment in classrooms to advocate for charities around the world, and along with Senior Lecturer Jessica Halliday, put […]

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