Students Examine Contemporary Central America

By John Grennan

Central America’s civil wars ended in the early 1990s, but Saint Mary’s students who traveled to Nicaragua and El Salvador during Jan Term found that psychological wounds linger and poverty still plagues the region.

Former Nominee Expects 2008 Election to Be Fiercely Partisan

By John Grennan
Photography by Gorbachev Lingad '10

Michael Dukakis

In remarks at the Soda Center on Feb. 25, Michael Dukakis — the 1988 Democratic presidential nominee — warned that his party’s 2008 presidential candidate will face harsh partisan attacks similar to those he faced 20 years ago.

Remembering John Dennis (Dr. D)

Oct. 21, 1948 - Feb. 9, 2008

By Thomas Brown, Former Dean of Advising Services & Special Programs
Photography by Zack Farmer '08

Go Gaels

By John Grennan

Two women’s basketball players received all-WCC honors: guard Jontelle Smith earned a spot on the WCC All-Conference Team and forward Louella Tomlinson was named to the All-Freshman Team. Tomlinson broke the NCAA women’s Division I record for blocks in a single season, totaling 156.

Six Saint Mary’s athletes were named to the fall 2007 WCC All-Academic team: Mario Mendoza and Karrie Hagedorn (cross country), Taylor Groess (volleyball), and Dave Blanchard, Corey Heldereth and Dylan Leslie (soccer).

Top 3 Men’s Hoopsters

Tom Meschery '61.

New Members Inducted Into Athletic Hall of Fame

Seven Gaels were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in April, and the undefeated 1988 football team was honored, during lunch and a ceremony in the Soda Center. The members are:

Rick Bernard ’78, men’s basketball: Bernard is the No. 7 career scorer for the Gaels with 1,291 points, and No. 5 in career free-throws made. He was also honored this year as No. 17 on the All-Century Top 25 Team.

A Season to Remember

By Jordan Greif '09

Faculty Profile: Steve Sloane

By John Grennan
Photography by Jeffrey Braverman

Horses for Courses

Steve Sloane.

Politics professor Steve Sloane still remembers the excitement of learning to ride a horse.

School of Science Seeks Funding for Equipment Endowment

Photography by Gabrielle Diaz '11

With an initial pledge of $25,000, the School of Science has started a drive to build an endowment to acquire scientific equipment and support student-centered research projects.

Weekly Vigil for Peace

By John Grennan
Photography by Gabrielle Diaz '11

English professor Brenda Hillman began a weekly peace vigil in fall 2007 to spread the message around campus that the United States should withdraw from Iraq.

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