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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.

When Students Suffer

Students at Gonzaga know suffering deeply and hide their wounds well. “Suffering & the Soul” opened up a safe place to share, to empathize and to heal in community.

Theatre Magic in Prison

During a visit from actor Sabra Williams, Gonzaga leadership students learned about the power of drama to help those who are incarcerated. The Actors Gang is providing therapy, healing and humor in California prisons.

A Heavenly Place to Live

The Francis Youth Institute for Theology and Leadership inspires high school youth to consider vocations in theology and ministry in service to the church, the human community, and our common home. The first-ever institute took place on the Gonzaga campus this summer. Here, Megan O’Malley (’17) reflects on the experience of serving with these youth.

Searching for Magis

Sarah Schwering, ’04 ’07, reflects on the power of witnessing seven men be ordained in the Society of Jesus.

God Doesn’t Make Crap

Dale Goodwin reflects on the undergraduate commencement messages, not from his usual perspective as Gonzaga storyteller, but from the lens of “Dad.”

Weapons Against the Dark

Brian Doyle, editor of University of Portland’s alumni magazine and author of essays, writes about the mysteries and wonders of life on on Catholic university campus.

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