Campus Safety Report (9/17/2021)

Saturday, September 4, 2021 Campus Safety responded to a medical assist in the Jackson Campus Center. Student was transported to hospital by ambulance. Sunday, September 5, 2021 Campus Safety took a report of a theft from the International Center area. Thursday, September 9, 2021 Campus Safety took a lost key report in Anderson Hall. Campus Safety responded to a medical assist in the Johnson Student … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (9/17/2021)

COVID-19 restrictions lifted for student organizations

Carter Brown – Staff Writer The Involvement Fair took place on Tuesday, Sept. 14 and was packed with plenty of students and student organizations looking for new members. It was a busy event full of people looking to join new initiatives. As with most student activities there are still cautions and questions as to how student organizations will operate with COVID lingering in the air. The … Continue reading COVID-19 restrictions lifted for student organizations

The involvement fair draws a crowd

Emily Seppelt – Staff Writer This week on Tuesday students could be found milling about Eckmann Mall on a typical autumn evening as the annual involvement fair took place. Aimed at getting students involved on campus, many student organizations could be found tabling and advertising their activities. Before the event took place each student organization was required to register with the Campus Activities Office to reserve … Continue reading The involvement fair draws a crowd

Why pillow pets are better than squishmallows

Clare Greeman – In-House Toy Expert It’s a pillow, it’s a pet, it’s the best man-made innovation of the century. What can you say about Pillow Pets that hasn’t already been said? They’re cuddly, cute, and they come in all different sizes, shapes, and creeds. I think all of us (normal) kids remember seeing the Pillow Pet ads on TV. They would interrupt a block of … Continue reading Why pillow pets are better than squishmallows

When in doubt, toss it out

Emma Putahl – Opinion Columnist We desperately need to talk about what is and isn’t recyclable. The “golden rule” for recycling is ‘when in doubt, toss it out.’ I would much rather see recyclable goods in a trash can than trash in the recycling bin. When trash or contaminated goods that seem like they are recyclable (looking at you, greasy pizza box) ends up in the … Continue reading When in doubt, toss it out

Don’t be boring: Support local art

Tori Smith – Opinion Columnist Over the weekend I visited the Rock Bend Folk Festival held in Minnesota Square Park right down the hill from Gustavus. The festival included live music, food, and an arts and crafts fair. Not expecting to see much from a small-town festival, I was blown away by the amount of talent on display. The music, for one, was incredible and lively. … Continue reading Don’t be boring: Support local art

Football shines brightly in home opener

Brady Boie – Staff Writer The Gustavus football program welcomed fans back to Lloyd Hollingsworth Field with a bang on Saturday. Fueled by explosive plays on offense and key defensive stops, the Gusties upset nationally-ranked Wartburg. Despite coming into the game as heavy underdogs, the Gusties were not afraid of the challenge. “We approached the game like any other. We practiced hard all week and were … Continue reading Football shines brightly in home opener

Women’s golf puts on a show at Wartburg

Autumn Zierman – Staff Writer The Gustavus women’s golf team returns from a successful two-day invitational this past weekend. Day one of the Wartburg invitational, Sept 11, saw GAC women’s golf carding a 299, the second lowest in program history. The team scored two strokes behind the 2008 record and sits tied in second place behind St. Catherine. The Gustavus women’s golf team finished day two, … Continue reading Women’s golf puts on a show at Wartburg