Tag Archives: education

Goodbye COG

Gonzaga University's COG is expected to be completely demolished by the end of July, when construction wil begin on the new University Center.

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New University Center reflects Gonzaga’s Jesuit mission

Two fireplaces will glow inside Gonzaga University’s new University Center, symbolizing the words of St. Ignatius of Loyola who once said, “Go forth and set the world on fire.”

The $60 million, 167,726 square-foot building, which is set to be completed in Fall 2015, will be an anchor for the university’s Jesuit mission, President Thayne McCulloh said Thursday evening at a groundbreaking ceremony.

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POLL: Should yoga be banned from public schools?

This week the Religion News Service reported that a group of parents in San Diego want yoga banned from public schools.

The parents claim “volcano part one,” “silent gorilla,” and “rag doll" iaren't physical fitness, instead are a form of religious practice and therefore inappropriate in a school setting.

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GU to break ground on new $60 Million University Center next month

Gonzaga University will break ground on its new 167,726-square-foot, three-story University Center during a ceremony at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 11; reception begins at 5:15 p.m. Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh, Spokane Mayor David Condon, business and community leaders, and Gonzaga staff faculty and students will be at the event, according to a press release.

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