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Month: April 2008 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Students react to terminal contract decision

On April 1, 2008, an e-mail announcing the end of Adjunct Instructor Warren Friesen’s time at Gustavus went out to his students in the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra (GSO). For a moment, some hoped it was simply another April fool’s jokes […]

Gustavus students face bias on campus

While most Gustavus students find the campus to be generally free of intolerance, an undercurrent of bias has recently drawn the community’s attention. On March 6, 2008, President Jim Peterson sent an e-mail informing the campus that at 12:30 a.m. […]

Looking on life’s bright side

Meet Your Fellow Gustie: Kayla Nelson Sophomore Religion Major Kayla Nelson is a walking “Book Mark.” Owning almost every sweatshirt that the Book Mark sells, it is unusual to see Kayla walking without a smile or her Gustie apparel. “She […]

Balancing between work and play

The Peer Assistants provide an “invaluable” resource to the Gustavus community By now, many students have probably noticed the Peer Assistants’ monthly edition of ‘Once Upon a Potty,’ but perhaps few have realized what a great resource the PA program […]

Making a Statement: Raising Awareness About Homelessness

Habitat for Humanity Presents: Act! Speak! Build! Week If you’re planning on attending the Ben Folds concert on Saturday you might want to consider finishing your homework the next day and fitting in a good night’s sleep. According to the […]

Quick rule change presents problem

The NHL’s knee-jerk reaction to Steve Avery’s actions was unwarranted and creates the potential for other poor unilateral decisions Sports are made possible by a wide array of both written and unwritten rules. These guidelines, in addition to the respective […]

Tennis teams enjoying MIAC success

Men win twelfth consecutive MIAC title while running win streak to 214 The fifth-ranked Gustavus Men’s Tennis team recently clinched their twentieth consecutive MIAC championship with a victory over nationally ranked Carleton. The Gusties have been great so far this […]

Saving the world in Svalbard

A sci-fi movie set in an apocalyptic future couldn’t have created a better story. In the frigid Arctic region of Norway called Svalbard, scientists are safeguarding humanity from destruction. Into a mountain of solid sandstone they have carved a giant […]

Too busy to break up

Hello, significant other. I am so glad we were able to schedule some time together. Between my chemistry club meetings, my volunteer events, my job, my six classes, orchestra rehearsal and writing my thesis, things can get a little crazy. […]

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