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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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An Unchosen Journey

Dec 05, 2016 Comments Off on An Unchosen Journey by

From grief to growth, from pain to prevention, Marny Lombard has become a champion for the prevention of suicide following her son’s death. What must colleges – and parents – know and do to help students cope when life gets rough?

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One Heart: The Kinship of Jesuits and Salish Peoples over 175 Years

Dec 05, 2016 Comments Off on One Heart: The Kinship of Jesuits and Salish Peoples over 175 Years by

For 175 years, people of Native American tribes across the Northwest and the Jesuits of this region have enjoyed close kinship. Theirs is a friendship as deep and wide as the land they have shared for nearly two centuries.

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Balancing the Scales

Dec 05, 2016 Comments Off on Balancing the Scales by

The field of law is often defined by the Scales of Justice, which represent the balance between support and opposition. But for grads of the Law School, the focus today is on a different kind of equilibrium: work-life balance.

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The Lure of London

Dec 05, 2016 Comments Off on The Lure of London by

Literature, spirituality and art are some of the topics that make London Gonzaga’s No. 2 study abroad option. Immersion into the Italian culture has been the heart of Gonzaga in Florence for 50 years, and options expand in countries all over the world.

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Beyond the Classroom: Immersion in Florence

Dec 05, 2016 Comments Off on Beyond the Classroom: Immersion in Florence by

“We played a lot of Pictionary, which was a great way to communicate with people who don’t speak English,” says Gonzaga-in-Florence alumnus Brian Muegge (’16). “And my classmate Nick Lacey (’16) was a big hit with the kids of our Italian host family. As a result of a childhood accident, he has only four toes on his left foot. That […]

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