The Gustavian Weekly

Day: October 23, 2009 | The Gustavian Weekly

The Breakdown

To support the College and its educational endeavors, Gustavus Adolphus College takes in and spends about $100 million each year. The Weekly recently took a look at the College’s finances, and how giving to the College plays a role in its budget.

Students often wonder where the College spends its money.

Falling into Winter

Fall is a time to savor the outdoors; to take stock of what’s important and take advantage of the beautiful landscape before winter rushes in, leaving the campus a cold, barren tundra. There are many fun, easy ways to get […]

Nahid Persson Sarvestani

Swedish-Iranian filmmaker to visit campus during Out of Scandinavia Week and show award-winning films Gustavus Adolphus College contains a unique and colorful history that includes a strong Scandinavian influence. Because of Gustavus’ vibrant Scandinavian history, the Scandinavian Studies Department sponsors […]

Creature feature

Arboretum Naturalist Bob Dunlap to deliver a Halloween creature lecture in spirit of the season For anyone interested in some of the myths associated with Halloween, Arboretum Naturalist and Nobel Hall Greenhouse Manager, Bob Dunlap will be hosting a lecture […]

Gustavus theatre season opens with unique shows

The Gustavus Theatre and Dance Department will present its first show of the 2009-2010 season with a collection of three plays: Caryl Churchill’s Far Away and Seven Jewish Children, and Deb Margolin’s Seven Palestinian Children. Directed by Associate Professor of […]

Dan Shimek: A step above the rest

Fall has been a season of firsts for Junior Biology Major Dan Shimek. A new member of the LineUs Improv Comedy Troupe and a new member of Epsilon Pi Alpha, he has flourished during his junior year and worked to […]

The time for a turbine is now

As a senior environmental studies major, I have developed more than my fair share of skepticism. It may be impossible to think about environmental issues and engage actively in discussions concerning the environment, day after day after day, without feeling […]

I want you, I need you … which is it?

I bought a new pair of jeans this past week and was so happy I could hardly keep them on. I was equally excited when my weekly grocery bill totaled a slim $16.51. It is a rare occasion when I […]

Time travel: it’s pretty tight

Time travel is something that has always interested me immensely.  It seems like much of my free time ends up being allocated to reading about time travel. Although I very clearly lack the technical skills to understand it very well […]

The upside of being a third wheel

Have you ever been single? Have you ever been stuck in the presence of two romantically involved individuals? Did this situation make you feel uncomfortable or slightly awkward? Do you enjoy answering rhetorical questions? If you answered yes to the […]