The Gustavian Weekly

2008 March

Devastation and Renewal

Gustavus reflects back on the 1998 tornado and how far we have come since the disaster Ten years ago, students packed up their things and left for Spring Break. Little did they know, the Gustavus they left wouldn’t be the […]

G-Net connects students with potential employers

It’s never too early to plan for life after college, and Gustavus’ Career Center offers students a useful tool to help them find post-graduate employment. G-Net connects Gustavus students with employers, allowing them to set up interviews and find potential […]

“A man among penguins”

Meet Your Fellow Gustie: Christian DeMarais Christian DeMarais can easily describe himself in one word: “gangster.” “Pimpin’ ain’t easy, but it’s necessary,” said Christian, quoting his favorite line from Ice Cube’s hit song “Down For Whatever.” A first-year student from […]

When ambition meets faith, There Will Be Blood

Day-Lewis’ performance in this crime drama is proof he is a “great actor.” There Will Be Blood is one of those rare movie-going experiences in which I walked away in a shell-shocked trance. I remember driving home afterward with my […]

In Their Own Words: 10 years later Gusties share their stories…

Riding it out on campus: Professor Philip Bryant English Professor Philip Bryant will be discussing his experiences in chapel on Monday, March 17. He weathered the storm in Confer-Vickner with an exchange professor from China who was also in the […]

Gustie Hockey heads to Nationals as #1 seed in West

This Saturday, the Gustavus Women’s Hockey team will make their fifth consecutive appearance in the NCAA tournament. The first round of the tournament will be held at Don Roberts Rink as the Gusties face UW-Superior. The winner of this game […]

Gustavus Swimming and Diving prepare themselves for National meet

After a successful regular season, the Gusties are set to compete in Ohio For decades, the Gustavus Swimming and Diving program has been synonymous with winning. The 2007-2008 swimming and diving season has been no different. Both the Men’s and […]

Three Gorges Dam: worth the costs?

In 1919, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the political revolutionary known as the “Father of Modern China,” envisioned a massive hydroelectric dam spanning the Yangtze River. After several attempts at construction throughout the twentieth century, all of which were halted for political […]

Mysterious Moves

Sitting in the cafeteria with my banana, granola and yogurt concoction in hand, I can’t help but gaze across the throng of students stuffing their faces in glee, contemplating their second trips through the line for dessert. My eyes fall […]

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