The Gustavian Weekly

Month: September 2008 | The Gustavian Weekly

Hillstrom Musueum’s Forbidden Art

Freedom of speech and expression are believed by many to be among the most important rights of United States citizens. These rights may not be thought about every day, but they would be missed if they were taken away. An […]

Theft Alarms Campus

It is not uncommon for Gusties to leave their backpacks and laptops left unattended in the library during their study breaks or to leave their dorms unlocked while they run to the study lounge. The level of trust we place […]

First-year Elliot Herdina proves his worth as Gustavus’s wide receiver

According to First-year wide receiver Elliot Herdina, the Gustavus Gusties’ 27-19 football win against Coe College on Sep. 13 can be attributed to the Gusties’ great defensive performance-but he’s just being modest. If you asked any of the people in […]

Local band: Late Night Rising

Meet a group of guys who play for the sake of music, who are dedicated and make every practice their best performance, who are serious about their music, but have fun with it as well. Meet a local St. Peter […]

Gustavus Turns Over a New Leaf

The Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation allows Gustavus to take a new approach to making the campus more environmentally sustainable. Most Gusties are familiar with “the arb,” and now is the time when most of the first-years begin to discover […]

McCain’s financial flip-flop

Earlier this week, Presidential Candidate John McCain offered us his plan to rectify the financial and economic crisis currently shaking Wall Street. It’s pretty simple, actually: fire the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to McCain, Commission Chairman […]

Guided by God

If you don’t mind, I’d like to take off my conservative Republican hat to talk as a Christian member of the Gustavus community. Some people seem to get the impression that socially conservative Republicans think they are the only “true” […]

Forget this. I’m going to Neverland.

Dear Peter Pan, How are you? It’s been too long! Hey listen, if it’s not too big of a deal, could you possibly look into kidnapping me and taking me to Neverland at your earliest convenience. I’m sorry to bother […]

Gusties get off to scorching start on the links

With first place finishes in three of their first four tournaments, the Gustavus Women’s Golf team looks sharp thus far in the fall season After closing with a strong  sixth-place finish in the NCAA Division III Championship last May, the […]

Gusties ride five-game winning streak into MIAC play this weekend

Gustavus’ Men’s Soccer team sits in a tie for first place as they enter the heart of the season Math is not a subject that everyone is able to excel in. However, anyone can understand the simple arithmatic of Gustavus […]