The Gustavian Weekly

2010 February

Response to the Letter to the Editor from Angelica Matthes

I wanted to clarify a few things that may have confused some of our readers about our story on the sexual assaults reported to campus authorities a few weeks ago, specifically some things brought up in Angelica Matthes’ Letter to […]

BEER. it’s what’s for breakfast … and lunch … and dinner

The annual underground student event known as Case Day has come and gone once again, leaving a wake of headaches and empty cans. Last Saturday, some students awoke to meet a challenge—to drink 24 beers in a day, regardless of […]

Annual Day at the Capitol’s emphasis hits home with students

Gustavus students are offered opportunity to talk with Minnesota legislatures about college funding In one week’s time, on Thursday, March 4 2010, a number of Gustavus students will once again flock to Minnisota’s Capitol grounds in St. Paul to try […]

Africa Night promises a cultural experience

Pan Afrikan Student Organization (PASO), will be hosting Gustavus’ annual African Night on Friday, March 5, 2010 in Alumni Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. African Night offers Gustavus students an opportunity to experience various parts of the diverse […]

Gustavus’ rendition of The Vagina Monlogues raises awareness

Each year the Gustavus campus, along with many others across the nation, hosts V-Week. V-Week is a weeklong celebration of women and their vaginas. It concludes with performances of Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues. This year, the Gustavus performances […]

Max Beyer: Representing Gustavus to the max

Whether he is in the classroom or on the stage, you are most likely to find Sophomore Computer Science Major Max Beyer amusing crowds of Gusties. The Eagle Scout and dedicated First Degree Blackbelt originally from Saint Peter, Minn., has […]

Students band together to host Loney Fest

If you have been to a hockey game recently, you might have noticed people throwing hockey pucks into the rink between periods. You may have also noticed people wearing wristbands bearing the slogan “Brendan—strength and hope.” This is in honor […]

Shutter Island is unreal, literally

Martin Scorsese has done it again. One of the most famed directors in Hollywood history has struck cinematic gold once more with his newest film Shutter Island. The movie, adapted from a book of the same name written by Dennis […]

Local Minnesotan Freya Manfred gives poetry reading

Poet Freya Manfred will be reading from her newest book of poetry, Swimming With A Hundred Year Old Snapping Turtle, on Thursday, March 4, 2010 in the Lind Interpretive Center. The poetry reading is open to the public and will […]

“Truth’s” manipulative influence

We must refuse to become the subjects of society’s supposed truths. What do I mean? Everywhere we look we are being influenced by different societal forces, some good, some not so good. The media is telling us what to believe […]