When I was a student, there was an urban legend that Bing Crosby had actually been expelled from Gonzaga. The rumor was that he had gotten drunk during a wild party in DeSmet Hall and pushed a piano off of the third floor balcony.

Campus folklore tells the story that Bing Crosby was kicked out of Gonzaga because he threw a piano out of DeSmet Hall, an all boys dormitory. This event could not have happened, because Bing left campus in 1924 and the dormitory was not constructed until October 1925.