The Gustavian Weekly

Month: September 2009 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Racial Comment near Diversity Center

On Thursday, September 17th, I was saddened about the news that a male student walked by the Diversity Center and shouted the word “Nigger”! Although I was not the person who uttered the word, I want to apologize to the […]

Sept. 1 Arboretum Death

All of us on the Linnaeus Arboretum staff grieve the tragic death of David Borton on our grounds on Sept. 1. We are seeking to contact his family to express our sympathy to them. This incident is a reminder that […]

Wind Turbines

The Gustavus community is probably aware that there have been plans in place for several years to install wind turbines in the Linnaeus Arboretum. While wind turbines would be a pretty big investment, they would pay for themselves in a […]

Learning How to Read

It took me a long time to learn how to read. In fact, I’m pretty sure I still don’t have it down. I remember having my parents read Roald Dahl books as a kid, and finally getting to chapter books […]

Bias Incident

On Thursday, September 17, a bias incident was reported to Campus Safety. A male walked by the Diversity Center and uttered a racist remark. If you have any information that would lead to the identification of this individual, please contact […]

H20 – Don’t Believe the Uncertainity!

With a few weeks of school behind us and reams of homework to do, we could all use a break from the exhausting load of responsibilities placed upon us. Luckily, in just over a week, the college will grant us […]

Trust Yourself

As I began to write this column, I hesitated for a minute or 20. Questions flowed through my mind: What if I offend someone? What if my English professors are disappointed in my grammar? What if, at parties, my friends […]

Women serve up new season

The Women’s Tennis team is poised for another successful year in the Gustavus tennis tradition. The team will open its individual season this weekend, Sept. 25-27, at the Midwest Regional Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Tournament, which Gustavus will host. Although […]

Gusties ready for Johnnies after an exciting overtime victory against Hamline University

Despite suffering a heartbreaking loss in it’s home opener, the Gustavus Football team bounced back with a thrilling double overtime win over Hamline last weekend to start their Conference season. The Gusties opened their season with a non-conference loss to […]

Gusties prepared to reclaim MIAC title and kick their way through the competition

Gustavus’ Men’s Soccer team is mightier than ever. Having been denied a MIAC championship in 2008, these men are here to get their title back. The men started off tied for first in the MIAC with St. Olaf College and […]