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Student Thought, Page 2

“This Is For You” – a reflection from Eric McClellan

During the HBO series “Gonzaga: the March to Madness” and on his own social media channels, Senior Guard Eric McClellan voiced his gratitude for the second chance he has received. Here, we share what Eric originally posted on his Instagram account the night he and his fellow Zags defeated St. Mary’s for the WCC Championship win.

No Trespassing — A Mission: Possible Memory

During the 2016 Spring Break, more than 100 Gonzaga students spent their time away from school getting dirty, working hard and connecting with women, children and families in need. They traveled to 10 sites across the nation to put the Jesuit mission into action.

On Top of the World

After wrapping a successful week of finals, Evan Bunnage (’18) and Stephen Lombardi (’18) decided to “take a quick hike” before the 2015 summer break. For these two avid climbers, that meant a three-day journey to the top of Mount Shuksan in western Washington (elev. 9,131 ft.). Here is their story.

Mindful Listening

2015 graduate Eli Francovich reflects on the power of listening, and what he has learned about that as a reporter.

Crucial Conversations

Gonzaga Editor Kate Vanskike shares what students have discussed in “Crucial Conversations,” a place where they – along with faculty and staff – talk about tough topics in a safe and respectful way.

A World of Adventure Awaits

One Florence student discovered, as many have before him, that acquiring world knowledge is all about the journey. He’ll never know it all. It took a breathtaking view from a rock outcropping in Cinque Terre, Italy, overlooking the massive ocean below, to realize the impact of his journey overseas. Read senior Ben Goodwin’s reflections on his travels to this beautiful part of the world.

Escaping London

English major Megan O’Malley reflects on time studying literature in London, and escaping to the countryside with her classmates.

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