The Gustavian Weekly

Day: October 16, 2009 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gustavus makes it count

Gustavus launched a new brand position, “Gustavus Adolphus College: Make Your Life Count” over Homecoming weekend as a result of several months of market research and creative work. Major design changes to the institution’s homepage were also implemented Monday morning as a part of this initiative.

Raising the B.A.R.

There is a new group on campus that is causing quite the commotion. Founded by Junior Philosophy and Geology Major Jonathan Monk and Junior Philosophy Major Ricardo Torres, The Musical B.A.R. has plans to bring music to you. Created in […]

Going Greek

Community service and philanthropy at the heart of Greek organizations “People tend to focus on the negative portrayals of the social aspects of Greek life that they see in movies and on TV,” Junior Social Studies Education Major Karen Rogotzke […]

Board of Trustees approves new academic building

Over the Homecoming Weekend, the Gustavus Board of Trustees took action on a number of major projects, including Commission Gustavus 150 and the new academic building. The actions of the Board set the stage for Gustavus’ growth over the next […]

Diwali illuminates Carlson International Center

Autumn celebrations for most students at Gustavus focus on Halloween and Thanksgiving. However, autumn is also a time when the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, is celebrated throughout the world. This festival means something different to various South Asian cultures […]

Professor Doug Huff: A true Renaissance man

Playwright, teacher, writer, philosopher. Each of these can be used to describe Professor of Philosophy Doug Huff. He leads a life driven by the pursuit of knowledge and finds immeasurable joy in sharing that knowledge with others. After graduating from […]

Coming Out Week concludes with annual Drag Show

The Drag Show will be the last event to be held in celebration of National Coming Out Week. The Drag Show will take place tonight in the Evelyn Young Dining Room from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and is a […]

Gustavus Forensics team on a path to success

No, it has nothing to do with CSI. Nor does it have anything to do with gore of any type—except maybe loosely that of the Al variety. Actually, the Gustavus Forensics team is more about learning and teaching about current […]

Yo La Tengo shreds at First Avenue

Following an appearance at Pitchfork Festival in Chicago this summer, I had been hankering to see Yo La Tengo in a real venue. The Pitchfork appearance was sort of a truncated greatest hits set with shaky sound in the hot […]

Leaf a note

As the leaves of many text books flip by, let’s admit, pre-mature flurries have arrived atop the Hill! Freshly sharpened pencils and skills, new smiles and old remind us that it is a time of renewal and illumination of new […]