The Gustavian Weekly

2010 September

Sept. 24 PDF

High river closes Highway 169 and area bridges

For Gusties trying to get to Mankato or the Twin Cities, recent flooding will likely make their commute more challenging. Recent rain has caused the Minnesota River to reach very high levels. Many roads near the river are closed. At […]

Make your life count: Gustavus’s new ads

As you were driving back to school or taking a study break with a pop radio station, you may have seen or heard Gustavus advertisements, inviting you to “Make Your Life Count.” The ads are a part of a fall […]

Physics department receives $253,000 grant

Gustavus has always prided itself on its science opportunities, including small classes, contact with preeminent science scholars through the Nobel Conference and Rydell Scholar program and many opportunities for faculty-student research. In fact, between 1999 and 2008, Gustavus was ranked […]

Student senate holds elections; discusses 2010 plans

Student Senate has been busy this fall. Elections have taken place, the finance committee is accepting midyear requests and many policy initiatives have been progressing. The fall Student Senate elections were held on Sept. 16 to fill Residence Hall and […]

Eric Butorac ‘03 featured in The New York Times

Former Gustie Eric Butorac ‘03 has earned  the 38th rank on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Doubles Tour. Butorac was recognized for his achievements in The New York Times on September 2, 2010. His former teammate and current […]

Griffin Hinwood — Off the wall (and any other surface you can think of)

This small town native has nowhere near a small imagination. Born and brought up for half his life in Canada, Junior Computer Science Major Griffin Hinwood is as well-rounded as they come. “Griffin is an incredibly unique individual who carries […]

Every story has a backstory, even among the wicked

We all are familiar with The Wizard of Oz. Young Dorothy is carried off by a tornado to the magical land of Oz. Innocently, Dorothy’s house lands on top of the sister of Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West.Glinda […]

Sandra Binion brings scenes of Sweden to Hillstrom

Strolling through the Ennesbo exhibit in Hillstrom Museum, you’ll notice multiple pieces of art displayed in various ways. Perhaps you’ll come across several water paintings, some with poetic words obscurely written with simple and quick strokes of a paint brush. […]

If you look past the masks, you may be surprised by The Town.

Hello Gusties and welcome back! I hope everyone had an enjoyable summer and is keeping up with the work now that class is back in session. Personally, I decided to commence procrastinating early this year and went to see The […]