Archive for Spring 2016

Rivers and Roads: The journey of becoming a filmmaker

May 08, 2016 Comments Off on Rivers and Roads: The journey of becoming a filmmaker by

Producer/director Bill Pohlad (’78) is proud of the success of major movies such as “Brokeback Mountain” and “Twelve Years a Slave.” Learn about his approach to taking on the complex story of Brian Wilson in “Love and Mercy.”

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The Dancing River

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How does a student combine her loves of dance, biology and education into one dazzling and informative lesson about the Spokane River? Watch a short video to see how Miranda Heckman (’16) puts it all together for local elementary students.

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Behind the Scenes with Mike Herzog

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By Dale Goodwin (’86) Mike Herzog first set foot on Gonzaga’s campus as a youngster in 1958. Boone Avenue divided the Administration Building from the neighborhood to the north. McGoldrick’s Lumber Company bordered campus to the south. When Herzog arrived as a freshman in 1962, he found most classes were taught by Jesuit priests, who occasionally had to stop classes to allow for the […]

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Survey Says

Apr 10, 2016 Comments Off on Survey Says by

Tell us what you like about your Gonzaga Magazine and how it could improve! Complete this short online survey and you will be entered to win one of three prize packages from the Zag Shop.

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Finding Common Grounds

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Students are finding new, creative ways to get to know one another without the complications of dating. From having husband-wife combos speak candidly about their marriage, to having an author address “Sex and the Soul,” Gonzaga is supporting students’ desire for open conversation about healthy relationships.

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The Secret Life of Beans

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Here’s a glimpse at the power of a first-year seminar, part of Gonzaga’s revised core curriculum.

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Know Thyself: English 101 Gets Personal

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One freshman received a full-ride scholarship (including study abroad options) and another is developing a long-term relationship with a woman in nearby apartments for the elderly. These are results of Jeff Dodd’s creative approach to teaching freshman composition

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Trading Fatigues for Waders

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By Kate Vanskike How does a combat veteran find his way in the world again? What does he wear in place of his fatigues when he needs to feel strong? For David Fineran (’03), healing from the effects of devastation in Iraq would come in the calm, cool waters of Oregon rivers, where he’d stand in waders, doing the gentle […]

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