Your response to the Mystery Zag – John Sisk – in the last issue was so impressive, we couldn’t fit them all in print. Here are more stories of the mark left by this literature professor.
Archive for Fall 2015
A band of singing buddies known as The Brotherhood and The Glee Club continues to gather for song, and for connection with today’s singing students.
In the early 1970s, when Gonzaga was threatened with closure by local banks, Harry and Colleen Magnuson personally guaranteed the University’s debt. This enabled Gonzaga to survive and paved the way to its current success. They established the Harry F. and Colleen B. Magnuson Family Scholarship, which has helped 77 North Idaho students to attend Gonzaga, and funded renovation of the University’s theater, re-named the Harry F. and Colleen B. Magnuson Theatre. In 2009, the Magnusons received Gonzaga’s Ignatian Spirit Award.
One name said it all He was one of those people well-known by just one name: Smitty. He garnered the love and support of a Gonzaga Law community that is unsurpassed over the past 83 years, dating back to the day he enrolled as an undergraduate in 1932. Smithmoore P. Myers will go down in […]
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Logistically a magazine can only have one actual cover, and making that selection is always tough. As we launch our resigned cover this month, we want to share with you some of the images which were contenders for the face of the “new” Gonzaga Magazine. We’ve spent the last few months pouring over new designs, and we […]
First and foremost Jane Rinehart is a storyteller. She understands the intricacies of plot, pacing and diction. She can stand in front of a class and weave a verbal tapestry that’s both entertaining and enlightening.
Advocate, Activist, Author After nearly a half century of teaching history at GU, Betsy Downey has retired from full-time coursework and received a new title: Professor Emerita. Gonzaga Magazine learns more about the passions that still fuel her research. By Dale Goodwin (’86) What fed your love of history? It came from many sources: an […]