The Gustavian Weekly

Month: May 2008 | The Gustavian Weekly

A sit down with Gustavus’ next president

Two weeks ago, Gustavus announced that Jack Ohle will be the college’s next president. Just after the announcement, THE GUSTAVIAN WEEKLY spent an hour with the new president to ask him about his past experiences, his plans for Gustavus and […]

Students stress over finals

As the end of the semester approaches, the stress level for college students across America is increasing. A recent Associated Press poll showed that four in ten college students nationwide said they feel stressed often, while one in five said […]

Alaska never looked so good

First-year Chris Hall is an out-of-state student. Okay, so he is really out of state—even if he’s still in the United States. Although Alaska is well over three thousand miles away from campus, Gustavus is proud to house 11 full-time […]

Graduating & Getting Hitched

Some Gustavus students will soon tie the knot and say, “I Do” while others say “I Don’t” to the idea of marriage for now. I’ve always been told that college is a time when you grow, hopefully in the right […]

2008 Gustavian Weekly End of the Year Awards

To commemorate the end of the sports season at Gustavus, The Weekly would like to honor and congratulate the following Gustie athletes for their excellences this past year. Voting on the matter was done by the Gustavus coaching staff and […]

Disagreeing with homosexuality

As you may be able to guess if you’ve read my previous columns, I’m a vocal person. I generally have no problem voicing my opinions on a wide variety of issues, and I’m usually perfectly willing to have a civil […]

War on the Unborn

Over 4,000 soldiers have died defending our country and the Iraqi people against terrorism and tyranny in Iraq, and regardless of your views on the war, we owe them and their loved ones more than we could ever give in […]

May 16, 2008 PDF

Dining services to make major changes

Late last month, Director of Dining Services Steve Kjellgren announced that student meal plan allocations would change from the current semester system to operating on a month-to-month basis. Kjellgren also released the much-anticipated solution to the demand for Tupperware: containers […]

Senate Co-Presidents ousted, new election in fall

On Monday, May 5, the Student Senate passed a resolution calling for a new election next fall, a reworking of amendments, training for the Executive Committee and better communication with the student body. This action was taken based on the […]