The Gustavian Weekly

Day: November 20, 2009 | The Gustavian Weekly

Out in the cold

First-Term Seminar creates homelessness awareness through demonstration on campus For three nights every year, a group of first-year students spend three days and nights homeless. The students are part of Associate Professor of Political Science Richard Leitch’s First-Term Seminar (FTS) […]

An expression of culture and diversity

Friday, Nov. 20 the International Cultures Club (ICC) will host its largest annual event, the International Festival. The event will take place in Alumni Hall from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Student groups, as well as members of the faculty, […]

St. Peter holds celebration for reopening of 169

The long awaited reopening of Highway 169 was celebrated this past Saturday, Nov. 14 by the City of St. Peter, local residents and businesses that have been affected by the construction. The project, which began July 9, 2009 and detoured […]

Commission Gustavus 150 releases recommendations

Gustavus’ framework for the next 10 years delivered to Student Senate co-presidents, campus Commission Gustavus 150 may seem overwhelming to some at first. After all it is made up of 385 recommendations put together by students, alumni, faculty, staff, members […]

Party like its 1999

Remember when? Way back then? Back in the ‘90s? Grade school. Trading class pictures, Jello pudding packs and morning recess. Nap time. Good God, bring back nap time. We used to be young and wild and free, and now we’ve […]

Anna Eames: Making a splash in the athletic world

For most college athletes, competing in a prestigious international competition is merely a dream. Winning is an even bigger challenge. For First-year Anna Eames, this dream has become a reality. Anna began her swimming career at the age of five […]

Gustavus dance concert showcases student work

The culmination of dance, choreography, design, lighting and sound will all come together this weekend as the Department of Theatre and Dance presents the Choreographer’s Gallery: New Horizons. The dance concert will be held Nov. 19, 20 and 21 at […]

Wolfmother brings world peace

When Led Zeppelin debuted in 1969 with their venerable Led Zeppelin I, they were accused of unabashedly stealing music from the likes of Willie Dixon and Howlin’ Wolf. Essentially, they were a British rock band plagiarizing the music of poor […]

The Reitman for the job

Let’s light this candle,” Director, Producer, Actor, Screenwriter Jason Reitman said  while starting his interview with a spark. San Fransicso, Rome, London, Orlando, Boston, Berlin, Chicago, New York and Minneapolis are just some of the stops during the promotional tour […]

Taking a break

Ever thought about how you take a break? How to maximize the relaxation and pleasure of having some time off? Or maybe just think that with all your free time, you could be more productive (well, someone around here must […]