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Month: April 2009 | The Gustavian Weekly

Campus concert stirs student response

Controversy followed a concert this week sponsored by Proclaim Ministries. Eddie James, a Christian musician who travels around the country preaching, leading worship and performing concerts made his way to the Gustavus campus this past Wednesday. Between songs, James and […]

Sophomore Laura Jensen receives scholarship for work with Hispanic culture

If taking a trip to Don Pablo’s is the closest you’ve ever been to experiencing authentic Hispanic culture, you could probably benefit from a talk with Laura Jensen. You’d certainly be hard pressed to find a Gustie sophomore that is […]

Celebration of Buddhist festival of Vesak

This Sunday, April 26, the Gustavus community will have the opportunity to participate in a cultural event not normally seen in this part of the world. Students and faculty are invited to join in the celebration of the annual Buddhist […]

Bringing the Campus Vision into Focus

The realm of campus politics is abuzz with activity after last month’s faculty meeting, which catalyzed a campus wide conversation about principles of shared governance, transparency and President Jack Ohle’s leadership style. “I’m very impressed with how thoughtful everyone seems […]

An Open Letter to the Board of Trustees of Gustavus Adolphus College, James H. Gale, Chair

I am writing to you today not only as a Gustavus student, but as a concerned member of the broader Gustavus community for which we all care deeply. Wednesday, March 18, 2009, I attended a faculty meeting at which Chairman […]

Obama’s anti-charity proposal

President Obama recently released a proposal to reduce tax deductions for charitable giving. You might be thinking, “Why should I care? The tax code is boring, and President Obama is a liberal Democrat who really cares about poor people.” There […]

Gustavus overcomes injuries, looks to send legendary coach out on top

After a rough trip out west, the Gusties look to the playoffs with a big head of steam behind them Another long and successful season for Gustavus Men’s Tennis is nearing its end as the Gusties prepare for their final […]

Gusties propelled into conference title contention

Gustavus has found a way to keep their opposition at bay, despite losing their perfect MIAC season to a split with perennial powerhouse St. Thomas The Gustavus Women’s Softball team has displayed its dominance on the diamond this season by […]

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Global Trees: Releaf Relief

Gustavus students have an opportunity to experience the wonders of nature right on the Gustavus campus. This year’s Linnaeus Symposium features the topic “Global Trees: Releaf-Relief.” The conference will take place on Wednesday, April 22, hosting a mélange of exciting […]