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. The Deltas decided to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and each year the sorority’s involvement to raise funds for the foundation continues to increase. … Continue reading Gusties fight breast cancer

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 Minnesota will speak regarding the title of this year’s lecture: “Oath Betrayed: America’s Torture Doctors.” The focus of Dr. Miles’ lecture is the role of … Continue reading Dr. Steven Miles headlines Wallenburg Memorial Lecture

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 is it? Social media is media for the people, by the people. It provides new opportunities to create and communicate ideas with people around the … Continue reading Communication Breakdown

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 Gustavus lifestyle. The senior biology major and music minor was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD, along with his two brothers, one of whom … Continue reading Adam Strand: Involvement at its finest

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. Voldemort is back and, naturally, looking to kill Harry. Malfoy is in cahoots with the Deatheaters, secretly training on his own in order to complete … Continue reading Harry Potter and the hormone-driven plot

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 Microsoft’s right-click option when he needed a synonym to make his word-choice interesting, and there were no electronic library archives to find articles written by … Continue reading Are we smarter than Shakespeare?

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 this year on the wonderful array of fall colors some of us have the pleasure of seeing from our dorm windows every day. I loved … Continue reading Color and Form

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 Hockey program had lost in the MIAC Quarterfinals the previous two seasons and last won the MIAC Playoff Championship in the 1992-1993 season before last … Continue reading Dropping the puck

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 violation. A student reported the theft of his iPod Touch. A campus visitor called the department of Campus Safety to report damage to her vehicle … Continue reading Oct. 22 – Oct. 25 Safety Report

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 ads they sell. Students, if you are interested in this opportunity, don’t delay, contact us today!  Email:  No experience required. Continue reading Now Hiring: Advertisment Representative