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Year: 2008 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Sophomore Kristen Mead moves into the spotlight

For a student rarely featured in the spotlight, Kristen “Kiki” Mead certainly knows how to use one. The sophomore theatre and sociology and anthropology double major has, at the tender age of nineteen, served as a light operator for four […]

Michael Johnson presents his 40th anniversary concert

Born in the Midwest and educated in the classical guitar style, his songs range from statements of protest of the late sixties to crossover country hits of the seventies. He is intimate with his audience at every performance. I could […]

Campus Conservatives

A month has passed since Barack Obama was voted the 44th president of the United States, and some Democrats on campus are still smiling about it. The Democratic victory has added a extra skip in the step of Junior Philosophy […]

The other F-word

Just like any Gustavus student, I love watching and sharing YouTube videos with friends and family. You can watch Tina Fey testing out her pageant walk as Sarah Palin, Charlie biting his British older brother’s “fin-gah,” and the evolution of […]

Struggling schools

Most of us can agree that education is one of the most important services provided by our government and that we all want America’s education system to be the best in the world. That is why in 2004 we spent […]

The Ride Home

Captain’s Log, Star Date Tuesday, Nov. 25; 2:00 p.m.: As my last class concludes, I begin the great migration from St. Peter, Minnesota, to Elmhurst, Illinois, a lonely outpost of the greater Chicago land Star System. The occasion: the Festival […]

Headline: Senior John Kauss to represent America in International University Tennis Challenge

Kauss is one of only six American competitors to compete in this prestigious overseas challenge and hopes to continue his dominance on the court The International Univeristy Challenge of Tennis  is sponsored International University by the USTA and the ITA. […]

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Gustavus sits at 1-2 after challenging start to their season

Gusties beat #8 Buena Vista, fall to Bethany Lutheran and defending Division II champion Winona State It has been a rough start to the season for Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Hanson’s squad, but their 1-2 record fails to indicate […]

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 […]