The Gustavian Weekly

2008 February

The students choose their Presidents…

Kimberly Braun, first-year, and Lucas Neher, sophomore, have a good reason to be smiling. Braun and Neher were officially elected Student Senate Co-Presidents for the next three semesters at Gustavus during last Monday’s Student Senate election. Overall, the election had […]

…while Gustavus’ search marches on

Board of Trustees to continue presidential search Gustavus will continue its search for a successor to President Jim Peterson. On Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously—on the recommendation of the Search Committee—to reject the current set of candidates […]

Potential greeters hoping to get their chance

Applicants hope to welcome next year’s new Gusties to campus Many Gusties remember their first day at Gustavus—from the excitement of a new dorm room to the many cheers of the Gustie Greeters. With Gustie Greeter applications in, the process […]

Globe trotting Gusties

Each year when January rolls around and the temperature dips into the negative numbers, it’s easy to envy the many Gustavus students spending the month abroad. If jealousy has not occurred for you yet, pictures of sunsets over warm beaches […]

Home sweet home for Gustie Tennis

The Gustavus Men’s Tennis team has been the dominant athletic program competing for the black and gold by a long sight. Since 1969, legendary head coach Steve Wilkinson’s first year on the hill, the Gusties have won 34 of the […]

Unsung heroes

Seniors Luke Burton and Tony Forster provide a vital service for the Don Roberts Ice Rink faithful For many years, Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Hockey teams have put together successful seasons. The combination of skilled players and staffs has propelled […]

Judging Amy

Last week Senator Amy Klobuchar came to Gustavus to lead a discussion on global warming. Although I strongly disagree with her on this and most other issues, she appears to be an intelligent and passionate representative for Minnesota who has […]

Why did we go into Iraq?

With the latest statistics on the number of American casualties in Iraq approaching two milestones you’d think there’d be a bit more of a fuss in the media about it, yet it’s been surprisingly quiet so far. 3,972 American soldiers […]

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In our thoughts and prayers: NIU

What is Gustavus Safety and Security doing to protect students? Shootings in Illinois last week and at Virginia Tech almost a year ago have reminded many that they might not be as safe as they once thought. Such realizations have […]