Mary Stuart Rogers Scholars are All Smiles

Matthew Grover, a junior math major, was nervous when he began speaking. This was understandable, as he was the first student at the podium. But his tale of working with creative elementary students who kept adding ever-more powerful elements to the game of rock-paper-scissors (Stick. Tornado. Earthquake. God. God’s mom!) held the audience rapt during […]

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D.A.M.A. (Distinguished Alumni Merit Awards)

These outstanding alumni, photographed with President Thayne McCulloh, third from left, were honored at the annual October D.A.M.A. dinner. Greg Hubert (’73) came to Gonzaga after growing up near Tillamook along the Oregon Coast. “I was accepted immediately,” Greg said. “Faculty I remember include Father Tony Lehmann and the two greatest accounting teachers ever, Bill Loeffler […]

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To be continued…

One Artist Ministers to Another: The Origins of the Father St. Marie Jar By Terry Gieber Father Louis H. St. Marie, S.J., quickly became a close friend when I began working in Gonzaga’s Art Department in 1983. Every time my frustrations mounted because I had encountered another roadblock while trying to move the program to […]

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Inauguration of Gonzaga’s 26th President

Together, We Are Gonzaga Jesuits, student, faculty, staff, parents, friends and presidents and delegates from 43 universities gathered in the McCarthey Athletic Center on Oct. 22 to inaugurate Dr. Thayne M. McCulloh, D.Phil. During the ceremony, members of the Gonzaga community took the podium, each one briefly offering congratulations and a challenge to future accomplishments. […]

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The Zags’ Expanding Universe

By John Blanchette After three airplanes and three time zones, Ray Giacoletti had every reason to wonder, “What am I doing here?” when he landed in Portland, Maine, last spring. He and fellow Gonzaga basketball assistant Tommy Lloyd had been chasing shooting guard prospects all through the winter recruiting period – 15 or more, none […]

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Science is My Passion

Research Option Gives Gonzaga Students a Competitive Edge By Peter Tormey Tarin Worrest (’10), a first-year student at Georgetown University School of Medicine, is discovering this fall that Gonzaga provided her a very good foundation in science. “My senior chemistry thesis gave me access to the world of research, which helped me understand the scientific […]

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Journal of Big Bing Theory’s post-commencement roadtrip

For eight short days after commencement, members of Big Bing Theory, Gonzaga’s a cappella group toured the west. Three cars caravanned to the members’ hometowns and nearby cities in Washington, Oregon, California and Nevada.

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Lorenzo Herman First Vows

He never forgot the question: “Lorenzo, we would like for you to think about becoming a Jesuit. What do you think about that?” But for Lorenzo Herman, the decision didn’t come overnight. At the time, he answered with a simple, “How is it possible for a non-Catholic to become a Jesuit?”

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