To the class of 2022,
It was 7:30 a.m. Even though I woke up late, I figured that 30 minutes would give me enough time to shower, pick out a great first day of college outfit and get to my very first 8 a.m. college class.
New beginnings are tough. Leaving home to begin life at a university can be especially difficult, because it means you are embarking on a new chapter in your life without the comforts and people who make it “home.”
Unless you’re an android with only a logical computer for a brain, or a rock, then you’ve felt plenty of emotions throughout your lifetime.
A bit over a year ago, I was attempting to stay afloat in a lake of Common App supplements and an endless list of universities of the question mark. Then, I changed university of the question mark into Gonzaga University.
Trump’s presidency has differed from those in the past in a multitude of ways, from tweeting recklessly to having McDonald’s for almost every meal. Despite all the criticisms Trump has faced during his term in office, the biggest act of hypocrisy did not come until this month.
When Gonzaga University’s elite gathered on April 12 to open the Volkar Center for Athletic Achievement, the newest crown jewel of GU’s campus was completed.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, the largest television station operator in the U.S., has been known to make many problematic programing decisions that reflect a very clear lean to the right-wing agenda.
Facebook has recently come under fire for failing to protect over 87 million users’ personal information with Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm that involves data mining and analysis. With this immense security breach coming to the forefront of our nation’s attention, …
“They are monitoring you in order to shape your behavior. Do I want this or does Target want me to want this? You’re accessible to them if they have a reason to look for you – creating danger for the virtual self.”
Currently, we are in the middle of April, a month that has been dubbed Sexual Assault Awareness Month. But this April is different from every other one in the past. This April is the first Sexual Assault Awareness Month since the #MeToo movement gained national momentum in October.
Recently, an email from the academic vice president was sent to all students regarding the implementation of an Ethnic Studies minor program. I believe that the progress was achieved by the student activists and alumni that assisted in getting the program started was phenomenal and we would …
Last Tuesday evening (April 3) I had the privilege of witnessing the most remarkable outpouring of student concerns that I have seen in my 15 years at Gonzaga University.
On March 26, Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak, Interim academic vice president, sent out a school-wide email announcing that Gonzaga would be fully supporting the development of a Race and Ethnic Studies Program. This decision was largely due to student desires in increasing the number of culturall…
Donald John Trump, the 45th president of the United States, versus Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., a man who, until recently, was the second most powerful man in the country under President Barack Obama.
Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the nation has finally done what it previously could not find the courage to do: take direct action. The nationwide “March for Our Lives” was the first step toward more productive conversations on gun control.
Gun control should no longer be a debate. It should be a cry of the people who demand more regulations for the virtually unregulated gun market.
There are many issues at Gonzaga concerning campus climate. Classes will have challenging debates about racial tensions. Professors will introduce Christian students to different religious perspectives. Even gender roles will be brought to light and questioned. Yet any issue addressing queer…
We would like to thank Monica, Greer and the concerned alumni for highlighting and raising serious concerns about some of the systemic issues embedded in our university community through a Letter to the Editor in the March 8 edition of The Bulletin. Dr. Mermann-Jozwiak and Dr. Raymond Reyes …
Thus far, Marvel’s Netflix outings have created one truly great show: “Jessica Jones.” While the rest aren’t bad (so long as you ignore “Iron Fist”), that first season of “Jessica Jones” was truly something special.
“All of my life, I have been fascinated by the big questions that face us and have tried to find scientific answers to them. If, like me, you have looked at the stars and tried to make sense of what you see, you too have started to wonder what makes the universe exists.”
In the wake of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, President Donald Trump laid some of the blame on violent video games and the media. This is an old argument, as well as one that most of society has already moved away from.
We cannot keep silent in the face of hate. What we need to do each and every day is to engage in democratic and peaceful strategies that support the ideals of liberty and justice for all. Our country and our world are filled with great cultures that have varied rich histories that collective…
Two weeks ago, we attended the Race and Ethnic Studies Symposium to discuss the creation of an Ethnic Studies minor at Gonzaga University.
A letter was written to our club expressing concerns about our participation in 40 Days for Life, a movement of peaceful prayer outside of Planned Parenthood clinics. This letter showed a sincere concern for women and for the value and dignity of life that we appreciated.
On Feb. 23, the first announcement in Morning Mail was from Students for Life stating that every Friday and Sunday during Lent they will be going to Spokane’s Planned Parenthood to pray outside for the end of abortion.
Little glimpses of blue appeared. They would come in flashes from the openings of the tunnel we had been riding in. These little glimpses caused the four of us to jump out of our train seats like little kids at the zoo, hands and cheeks pressed to the glass.
With the Cleveland Indians, an MLB team, moving to eliminate the Chief Wahoo logo from their uniforms and stadium signs earlier this month, more steps could be made by other sports teams to build relationships with Native American tribes and change how their cultures are depicted in sports b…
In September, I wrote a piece in The Gonzaga Bulletin that said athletes should not and cannot just “stick to sports.” Well, here I am again repeating those exact words.
With the heightened environment surrounding sexual assault and rape in the media and popular culture, I thought it was important to define sexual assault in a way that is meaningful. As someone who has experienced this and supported many friends who have gone through this terrible affair, I …
I don’t ask for much. In fact, I like to think of myself as a pretty understanding, open-minded individual. Most people describe me as chill and know that — although I am passionate — it takes a lot to make me upset.
With his State of the Union address on Jan. 30, President Donald Trump marked his first year in office. And what a year it’s been.
Growing up in San Diego for the majority of my life, I always enjoyed the privileges of the beach, sunny blue skies and killer California burritos. I idly watched as other states struggled with social issues, making a profit off of goods and division of political beliefs.
Since President Donald Trump began his presidential campaign in 2015, the idea of “fake news” and dishonest media has run rampant. Journalism and journalists have been smeared as untrustworthy.
I can’t believe I’m really writing a science column about why people shouldn’t consume laundry detergent. It’s disheartening to see our youth so swayed by memes and internet culture, but my ethics won’t let me stand idly by, so I’m here to present you with the real, scary reasons you should …