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Month: April 2009 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gustavus’ Relay for Life: A National Leader in Raising Money for Cancer Research

The sixth annual Gustavus, Relay for Life, scheduled for this Friday night in Lund Center, hopes to build on the success of previous year’s Relays. “Our ‘Relay’ was fourth in the nation last year for schools of its size,” said […]

First-year Chloe Radcliffe: the champ with no sense of timing

She is the most decorated forensics speaker in the state of Minnesota. She practices ten hours a week. She qualified for Nationals in all six of her events this April, helping the Gustavus Forensics Team achieve 18th place in the […]

Jazz Lab Band excels in Eau Claire competition

Gustavus’ jazz bands have traditionally been groups that the college can brag about, but according to Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Director Steve Wright, this year’s group has been one of, if not the best, he has directed during his 19 […]

The Lost Art of the Mix

We all have them—buried in car consoles, stacked in dusty spindles on desktops, forgotten in the trays of worn-out Discmen—mixed CDs are a part of our generation’s collective memory. Practically every one of us has received or compiled at least […]

Wonders of Social Media

What is “social media?” Put simply, it is a new wave of organic, influential and rapidly developing communication tools that connect us to people, brands and other niches of our lives that are important to us. They allow us to […]

Where will we hide when the robots take over?

I spend Sunday afternoons in the library in an attempt to get a head start on what I have to do for the week. My tasks are extremely simple—usually finish my online Spanish homework, do a few readings and write […]

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