Small number of pages temporarily unavailable

A very small number of pages on The Weekly’s website, including the advertisement information page and the contact us page are currently unavailable due a mistake I made when modifying our template files. We are working to get this problem fixed. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. In the meantime, here are a few “common contacts” in case anyone needs to reach … Continue reading Small number of pages temporarily unavailable

New Sidebar

We made some changes to the website today, the most noticeable of which is the “Join the Conversation” box on the homepage. We worked to try to bring together more resources that allow visitors to connect with The Weekly. We also made some changes that will likely be less visible to visitors. We changed the way images are brought to the homepage and archive pages. … Continue reading New Sidebar

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 Out of Scandinavia Week. This week is dedicated to strengthening our ties with the Nordic countries, as well as increasing our awareness of the numerous … Continue reading Nahid Persson Sarvestani

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 about Halloween creatures and their myths as a part of the Continuing Education Program at Gustavus. “This year we’re doing mostly nature oriented classes, so … Continue reading Creature feature

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 Theatre and Dance Amy Seham, these collected plays are different than any other performed at Gustavus. These plays are very thought-provoking and theatrical. Caryl Churchill … Continue reading Gustavus theatre season opens with unique shows

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 take advantage of every opportunity Gustavus has to offer. “Dan has made a really great addition to LineUs this year. His bone-dry humor, subtle wit … Continue reading Dan Shimek: A step above the rest

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 the weight of the wide variety and scale of the challenges that face us. We are living in a society where it is perfectly acceptable … Continue reading The time for a turbine is now