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Stepparenting on Father’s Day

Being a dad is a high calling with great expectations – a role that some men find easier than others. For men who have no biological ties to a child they love, Father’s Day can be a harsh reminder of where they belong – and where they don’t. As we honor all dads, we listen to one grad’s experience finding his way as a stepparent.

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.

What’s in a Name?

On a trip to the heart of the civil rights movement, student Olivia Moorer learned the hard truth of her own heritage … and what God wants her to do with it.

Encounters on a Corner in East St. Louis

Corey got out of his Chevy Impala and came to us with a message: “Sometimes y’all gotta test your blood and see where you come from. I come from here. But it might surprise you that we’re all the same.”

Starting Points: Dispatches from Colby Box 1 and Points Farther West

“Perhaps the thing I value most about the work of immersion and accompaniment is that it helps us work those muscles that root us to our place in the world. Not because we retreat further into our own identity but because we begin to clarify how we might live in relationship to others who aren’t like us.” – Jeff Dodd

Not Giving Up On Burundi

Refugees. Conflict. Navigating resettlement for displaced people in Africa. For Gonzaga senior Ladd Serwat, it starts with humility.

Dancing for the Kids Who Can’t

By Kourtney Schott ‘18 For eight hours, 530 Gonzaga students bounced, shimmied, jived and danced their way past a $62,000 goal, ultimately raising …

Battling the Border: A lesson in immigration justice

Although there are many complexities as to why migration has become criminalized at the U.S.-Mexico border, a short week there reaffirmed my belief that – regardless of where you stand on the issue – people who are migrating are just that, people.

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