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 interesting issue to consider is the response we might have to such a restriction. Would we concede to the stringent demands placed upon us, or … Continue reading Hillstrom Musueum’s Forbidden Art

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 the audience at that game, they’d probably give most of the credit to Herdina. In his first collegiate game, he scored two of Gustavus’ three … Continue reading First-year Elliot Herdina proves his worth as Gustavus’s wide receiver

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 band named Late Night Rising. The group, who describes its sound as “driving power-pop/indie but with something different added in,” consists of Nate Smith on … Continue reading Local band: Late Night Rising

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 its gravel trails and remote study spots. The Melva Lind Interpretive Center is a place somewhat less well known to the student body. By junior … Continue reading Gustavus Turns Over a New Leaf

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 Christopher Cox should be fired because he was “asleep at the switch” when the crisis hit. McCain was quoted in a Bloomberg article saying, “the … Continue reading McCain’s financial flip-flop

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” Christians, but as a social conservative, I think there are many liberal Democrat Christians who care for others and follow Jesus’ teachings much better than … Continue reading Guided by God

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 you at such a busy time. Between battling Captain Hook, playing games with the Lost Boys, dealing with that manipulative bitch of a sidekick Tinkerbell … Continue reading Forget this. I’m going to Neverland.

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 Women’s Golf team is ready for another great year. The first meet of the year was the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Invitational on Aug. 30, … Continue reading Gusties get off to scorching start on the links

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 Adolphus’ Soccer team: 42 seasons and 400 victories. Last Sunday the Gustavus Men’s Soccer team made program history, when they defeated Concordia in their first … Continue reading Gusties ride five-game winning streak into MIAC play this weekend