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A local waves while carrying bags in Kathmandu

The World is Our Classroom

Interacting with reality is one of the key missions of Gonzaga, and Jesuit education broadly. We have to do more than simply acknowledge difference in the world. Instead, we must face it bravely and intimately, on the street level.

Spreading Glitter

Autism specialist, inspirational and instructional speaker, and Gonzaga alumnus Patrick Mulick says that “your attitude is like glitter – good or bad, once it’s somewhere, it’s everywhere.”

Because She Could

Inspired by a candy wrapper, Gonzaga alumnus Lauren Zeutenhorst pursued her longtime dream of running the Boston Marathon, even after a concerning diagnosis.

Healing Globally

“We don’t realize how sheltered we are in the U.S. We don’t realize how good we have it.”

On Not Being the Hero of the Story

Tyler Hobbs (’12) reflects on experiences at an LA High School and lessons for others entering social justice volunteer service after graduation.

An Open Letter to Zag Nation

By Mike Shields (’84) Here’s to anyone who… …trudged across a muddy Mulligan Field to an 8 a.m. class …lived in The …

Jesu-Zag: Father Matt Holland, S.J.

Younger generations are still finding their way into priesthood. Here, we learn from Matt Holland (’04), about his calling to join the Jesuits.

Challenge Accepted

For ’05 Dan Futrell, being ambitious and involved comes naturally. His biggest adventure to date took place in late spring 2016, when Dan and a friend set out to find the “black box” of Eastern Air Lines Flight 980.

La Mia Famiglia

Timothy Hogan (’81) recalls his time at the Gelli home in Florence with such fondness, he’s championing a scholarship to help more students have that opportunity.

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