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September 30, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Gonzaga pays $400K in Everett student’s death

The Associated Press SPOKANE — Gonzaga University has paid $400,000 to the family of Christopher Gormley, a student from Everett who died on a kayak trip organized by the school. The 18-year-old Gormley was one of seven people on a kayak trip to Rock Lake in Whitman County on April 1, 2012. The Spokesman-Review reported Tuesday that about…

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November 9, 2013 at 10:45 AM

Gonzaga students could be expelled for having gun

The Associated Press SPOKANE — Two Gonzaga students are facing possible expulsion from the university for pulling out a gun when someone tried to force his way into their on-campus apartment. KHQ-TV reports the student handbook says students may not have handguns on campus or university-owned property. University officials explain the policy is in place…

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February 10, 2013 at 10:24 AM

Sunday Memo: Guns at the statehouse … Rob Holland’s troubles … Join our Grammy live chat tonight

Good morning. Weather: Nothing East Coast-epic. Just a foggy morning across much of the area, with some sun expected this afternoon. Highs around in the upper 40s. The forecast. Guns in Olympia: Washington state lawmakers carry concealed weapons on the Capitol campus and on the floor. In fact, Washington’s Capitol is one of the few in the country…

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December 10, 2012 at 11:20 AM

WWU, Gonzaga make U.S. News & World Report’s efficiency list

Two Washington universities — one public, one private — have made a list of schools that offer a high quality education for a low price per student. Both Western Washington University and Gonzaga University are among five regional universities that made the list, published Monday by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine explains: “The new list…

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May 2, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Report: Kayakers on trip that killed Gonzaga freshman from Everett were ill prepared

The Associated Press SPOKANE — A new report says members of a kayaking group from Gonzaga University were ill prepared for conditions during a kayaking trip that ended with the death of a student from Everett. The report issued Tuesday by the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office says the death was the result of a lethal combination of…

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February 16, 2012 at 3:51 PM

Archbishop Tutu to speak at Gonzaga graduation

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu, the retired archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, will speak at graduation ceremonies at Gonzaga University in Spokane in May. In writing the university to accept the invitation, Tutu said: “I am always inspired and awed by the idealism and altruism of young people. I was swept off my feet at the…

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