Comforts of Home

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

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

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

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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Arts & Literature: Spring Compilation

Reflections on Poetry By Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate and Gonzaga Professor of English I had the good fortune of teaching Sierra Golden (’09) in several courses at Gonzaga, and I knew immediately that she had talent – lots of it. Of course, talent is only a small part of the equation when it comes to success […]

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The Future of Cars

By Dale Goodwin (’86) and Megan Carroll (’18) As a kid, Rhonda Young didn’t play with Matchbox cars or electric trains. But she did imagine how roadways work, and how transportation moves people to places they need to go. So it comes as no surprise that she is among the nation’s leaders in helping improve transportation engineering education in the […]

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Going Green

  Gonzaga readers care about sustainability and often have questions about the environmental impact of their (favorite!) magazine. The 2016 reader survey yielded 16 comments related to printing concerns. Here are a few questions we’re happy to answer: Q: If I receive the email with a link to the magazine online, will I still receive a paper copy in the mail? You […]

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Story of a Storyteller: Dale Goodwin

Dale Goodwin – who just celebrated 35 years as Gonzaga’s storyteller – sees the miracle of life and God’s blessings everywhere he looks. By Sidnee Grubb (’18) The clarity of Dale’s memory is astounding. He can remember everyone’s name, any significant date and descriptive history. Every vivid memory contains a story. Every story tells of sunshine through the clouds and the everyday miracle. […]

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