The Gustavian Weekly

Month: November 2008 | The Gustavian Weekly

Student Senate moves on with proposals

Although the budgetng process is over for Student Senate, financial matters are still a predominant topic of discussion at Senate meetings. On Nov. 10, Building Bridges came to Senate to request funds for its annual conference. This year’s conference, planned […]

Thetas host “Miracles of Mitch” benefit

The Theta Xi Gamma sorority will host the “Miracles of Mitch” fundraiser this Saturday, Nov. 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the banquet rooms of the Jackson Campus Center. “All proceeds raised from the silent auction and dinner go directly to […]

Gustavus class takes action against genocide in Darfur

Surely most Gustavus students have heard the word genocide, but not all students know that genocide is occurring at this moment in the Darfur region of Sudan. Despite the attention given to Darfur by such events as the Building Bridges […]

Hunger and Homelessness Week

“While I acknowledge that this experience is far from realistic, I do think that it holds significant value. It is a demonstration, a protest against the apathy and lack of awareness that most of us have for this growing segment […]

Racism – I’m over it.

With the electoral victory of Barack Hussein Obama, there are some vital announcements we need to make. It is projected that since racism no longer exists, civil rights activist Jessie Jackson will divert all his energies into trying to recover […]

Unhealthy competition

Remember when you would get nervous before an important test or a big game, and your parents would say, “Just do your best, honey, and everything will be OK”? Either you took them seriously and calmed yourself a bit, or […]

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Talented Gusties return strong core

Despite losing the MIAC’s top scorer, the Gustavus Women’s Basketball team will be tough The temperatures are down and excitement is up as the beginning of basketball season is nearing. The Gustavus women’s basketball team has been practicing for a […]

The Lesson: tickets sell out within first 24 hours

The Theatre and Dance Department at Gustavus puts on numerous shows every year, but the next play is a type that may never have been seen before and may never be seen again. Performances of The Lesson are Nov. 20-22 […]

Economic effects on study abroad programs

Each year, hundreds of Gustavus students choose to study abroad. Because of the current economic situation and perhaps due in part to Gustavus’ recent change in the way study abroad trips are funded, students now have to think harder about […]