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Month: October 2009 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gusties fight breast cancer

Ten years ago, a Gustavus student was dealing with breast cancer in her family and decided to make a difference. She was determined to get involved and found that her sorority, Delta Phi Omega, was a great place to start. […]

Dr. Steven Miles headlines Wallenburg Memorial Lecture

As is tradition, every fall the peace studies program hosts the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Lecture. This year the lecture is being held Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in Wallenberg Auditorium. Dr. Steven H. Miles of the University of […]

Communication Breakdown

Social media is taking over the world. Or that’s how it seems as of late. With social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter,, Blogger and Tumblr, social media is everywhere. But if social media is all around us, what exactly […]

Adam Strand: Involvement at its finest

His involvement on campus ranges from the Peer Assistants to the Sauna Society. He is well-versed in the customs and traditions here at Gustavus and has participated in several study abroad programs and choir trips. Adam Strand embodies the active […]

Harry Potter and the hormone-driven plot

In the most recent installment of the series of films based on the popular novels by J.K. Rowling, the kids are growing up. It’s the sixth year at Hogwarts for the trio of magicians that we all know and love. […]

Are we smarter than Shakespeare?

Since Google didn’t exist back in Shakespeare’s day, where would young William turn if he didn’t know something? I mean, what did he do when he was reading Ovid and didn’t know the definition of a word? He didn’t have […]

Color and Form

I’ve been home these past few weekends back in the Twin Cities, seeing concerts, spending time with family and enjoying what little fall we had. If you haven’t managed to take a walk in the Arboretum yet, you’ve missed out […]

Dropping the puck

With last year’s success winning the MIAC Playoff Championship and advancing to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four Championship in Lake Placid, NY, this year’s Gustavus Men’s Hockey team is eagerly anticipating the start of the season. The Gustavus Men’s […]

Oct. 22 – Oct. 25 Safety Report

Thursday, Oct. 22 A report was filed with Campus Safety about a lost College key. Friday, Oct. 23 Two students while in College View were cited by Campus Safety for a drug and equipment violation and a drug and narcotics […]

Now Hiring: Advertisment Representative

The Gustavian Weekly is currently looking for an Advertisement Representative to assist our Advertisement Manager with advertisement sales.  This is a great opportunity to work with local business owners and gain sales experience.  Advertisement representatives are paid based on the […]