The Gustavian Weekly

Day: September 10, 2010 | The Gustavian Weekly

The Weekly on your mobile device

The Weekly has been working to make its website more mobile-friendly. Our website statistics show that visitors are coming on mobile devices in increasing numbers. We applied some changes to the site today which should help improve the experience for […]

Residence halls: Cozier and greener

Residence halls at Gustavus underwent construction and renovations over the summer, the majority of which were aimed at Sorenson, North, and Gibbs Halls (Complex) and Norelius Hall. One of the most noticeable changes is the redesign of the windows through […]

Reading in Common: Jamie Ford to visit campus

Jamie Ford, who wrote this year’s Reading in Common book Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, will give a talk for the Gustavus community next week. Ford will be on campus Tuesday, Sept. 14 for a speech in […]

Renovating the Lundgren house

Gustavus’s marketing mission, according to their website, is “to advance Gustavus Adolphus College as a leading national, church-affiliated, liberal arts college.” A daunting task, made even more so by a crowded, disorganized space the department had been dealing with in […]

Dr. Ruth Lin: Orchestrating Excellence

As first-year Gusties settle into their classes, they should remember that they are not the only new faces on campus. Each year, Gustavus welcomes a handful of new faculty members. Assistant Professor of Music Ruth Lin is new to the […]

Visiting dance and theatre troupe features Gustie grad

Anderson Theatre will play host to nationally acclaimed performances by the Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater Company (SPDTC) this Saturday, Sept. 11 and Sunday, Sept. 12. These performances are the inaugural events for the 2010-2011 Gustavus Artist Series and will […]

Iron Mania

IRONically enough, Iron Man 2 finds its superhero and film franchise in their weakest state yet, literally and figuratively. I am, by no means, a metallurgist, but writer-director John Favreau has diluted this superhero movie to the level of Aluminum […]

Meet the Staff of The Gustavian Weekly

After graduating five staff members last May, The Weekly has added several new positions and welcomed eight new editors to the group this fall. In addition, many returning members have switched positions or committed to improving and helping their section […]

Old obsessions and new posessions

Preparing for the move-in to college usually takes me a few hours, tossing non-similar items into boxes (Shakespeare anthology next to underwear, shoes with Tupperware) and hoping for the best. I used to make lists, prioritize, assemble bits at a […]

Meaningful relationships forged by honesty

There are plenty of activities during new student orientation, but probably the most memorable, and I would argue most important (out of no personal motives, I assure you) is the E Pluribus Gustavus show on the last evening before returning […]