The Gustavian Weekly

2008 December

The Final Countdown

Just about any Gustavus student would testify to the stress of upcoming finals. First-years and seniors alike are feeling the general dislike of studying and writing papers. With final exams beginning Monday, Dec. 15 and continuing until Thursday, Dec. 18, […]

I am Icarus performances in the Black Box

Tonight is the last performance in the Gustavus Black Box Theater of i am Icarus, a one act play written and directed by Senior History Major Maggie Sotos. The play is the first completely student-created production to be performed on […]

Senior Rhea Muchalla spreads social justice

Diversity, equality, social justice: most people know what these words mean. The college environment is a great place to be active in these important issues. For Rhea Muchalla, a senior gender, women and sexuality studies and philosophy major, Gustavus has […]

Oh, how the righteous have fallen

Al Pacino did it. There. I  saved you from wasting an hour-and-a-half of your life on Righteous Kill, the worst movie of the year. You’re welcome. Righteous Kill comes from director John Avnet, the man responsible for perhaps the worst […]

Dear Materialism

Dear Materialism, I am on to you, dude. We are getting close to Christmas time, and I am aware of your plans. I refuse to let you tell people, “If you buy a Hummer, everyone will bow down to you,” […]

“That’s a wrap.”

As if the pre-purchased packaging of our modern day commodities isn’t enough, during the holidays we somehow feel the need to add another layer to the excess. One more source of grossly consumptive paper waste—tape it on, rip it off, […]

Dec. 12, 2008 PDF

The new face of Gustavus Football

Minneapolis Washburn coach Peter Haugen has been named the 17th head coach in the history of Gustavus football The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletic Department officially announced Peter Haugen as the new Head Football Coach for the Gusties, replacing the retired […]

Joyeux Noel

From Dec. 5-7 Gustavus will host its annual Christmas in Christ Chapel (commonly referred to as C in CC) services. The theme for this year’s performances is “Joyeux Noel: A Feast of French Music, Art and Culture” and will be […]

St. Lucia nominations announced

Following the Swedish tradition, Gustavus will be celebrating the Festival of St. Lucia on Dec. 11. The festival encourages servitude and community remembrance of the martyrdom of a young woman who refused to renounce her Christian faith. Gustavus marks the […]