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Month: February 2009 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

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Day at the Capitol: students take action

Government grant programs make it easier for students to afford college. The Minnesota State Grant program helps more than 80,000 students across Minnesota, including many Gusties, to receive financial assistance to pay for college. On March 5, students from Gustavus […]

Putting ideas into action: an update on Gustavus Commission 150

What do we want Gustavus to be? This is the main question Commission Gustavus 150 is aiming to answer. When President Jack Ohle announced the initiative this past fall, he did so with the goal of developing steps to implement […]

Gustie finds on-ice success after a unique journey to the hill

This weekend, Gustavus’ Men’s Hockey team will play their final series of the regular season against Hamline, having already clinched a playoff spot with realistic hopes of finishing in MIAC’s second place. Integral in his team’s successes this season, Junior […]

36th Annual St. David’s Day observance to be held at Gustavus

On the western coast of Great Britain, bordered by England on its east side and the Irish Sea on the west, lies the principality of Wales. Originally one of the Celtic nations, the Welsh people and their descendants retain a […]

New Kids on the Farm. New Farm on the Block.

Walking into the Market Place on any given day, most students expect to find shelves stocked with snacks, beverages flowing from machines and hot meals ready to be scooped onto plates. When the soup runs out, another pot quickly replaces […]

Organ donation

As of 10:00 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2009, 100,817 names were listed as awaiting a new organ, according to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network’s (OPTN) website. To put this growing number into perspective, The Saturday Evening Post of Dec. […]

Thank you, Mr. President.

The left hates him, moderates don’t like him and the right is disappointed in him: former President George W. Bush spent the past eight years doing the toughest job on Earth, but I have a sneaking suspicion his mailbox isn’t […]

Unsportsmanlike Spectating

St. Thomas may be the best in class on the hardwood, but its their classless fans that spark the most controversy As I entered the forum for Saturday’s game against St. Thomas, I heard an eruptive crowd: it was a […]

Host Gusties hope to make a splash in the upcoming MIAC Championships

With strong performances expected from both the men and women, Gustavus hopes to end the season atop the conference, together, for the second year in a row Head Swimming and Diving coach Jon Carlson’s 19th season at the helm of […]