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Month: March 2009 | The Gustavian Weekly

Timeless Elegance: 26th annual President’s Ball

Gustavus loves traditions, including the annual semi-formal President’s Ball, commonly known as P-Ball. The 26th annual President’s Ball will be held on April 4, 2009 at the Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis. Tickets, which include dinner, were sold March 4-18 […]

Spring break work trips head south

This Spring Break, while many students are hitting the beaches of Mexico to rebuild peace of mind after midterms, the volunteers of Habitat for Humanity will head south to rebuild homes and lives. Habitat for Humanity is an organization dedicated […]

Oren Struck breaks the college mold

Meet Oren Struck. He hails from St. Peter, MN, and plans on majoring in management. He participates in intramural sports, likes to work out and enjoys photography, fishing and camping. He also spent almost an entire year in Iraq fighting […]

Presidential Performance Review and the Provost

Campus movers and shakers, ranging from faculty, administrators, members of the Board of Trustees, staff and concerned students, convened for a marathon faculty meeting on Wednesday, March 18. The meeting’s length exceeded three hours, but the majority of conversation focused […]

There’s something about Mary (Morton)

The Gustavus community is just that: a community. Its parts are made of an array of faculty, students, staff, and administrators. These parts need to work together, talk to each other, and yes, at times even argue with each other […]

The street children are saving up for a night sweat alarm

Somewhere around this column there is a picture of a table. Take a look at it. This table was created by someone who, upon completing and inspecting his or her handiwork, proposed its manufacture and sale. Another group of people […]

Trio of Gusties perform well at the highest national stage

Juniors Kaelene Lundstrom and Diana Scott along with Senior Tyler Geyen competed last weekend at the NCAA National Indoor Competition The Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track teams finished their respective seasons with successful individual showings at the MIAC Championships, […]

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The results are in … Olson and Holm Co-Presidents Elect

Student Senate co-presidential elections were held Monday, March 9 outside the Marketplace. Thirty-one percent of eligible voters (743 out of 2404) turned out. Candidates were Sean Tessmer and Nick Harper, Andrew Nelson and Emily Thayer and Matt Olson and Derek […]

Gustavus Dance Company performs spring concert Range of Motion

The Gustavus Dance Company’s will perform its annual spring dance concert this weekend, which is entitled Range of Motion. Performances are Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m. The dance […]