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Month: September 2010 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Fearless fall fashions

This season’s top trends are all over the board. For shoes, it’s all about boots—ankles/booties, calf high, above the knee, combat, rain. Each one made for walking, and each one doing just that all over our campus. Oxford shoes are […]

No, I don’t want to see your butt. Thanks anyway.

I walk around campus and am surrounded by butts. Butts in jeans, butts in skirts, butts in sweatpants. Butts everywhere! Normally I don’t mind a good back-side, some god blessed as more visually appealing than others. (I’m thinking about you, […]

Holy granola, Batman! What a wonderful snack!

Granola. Mmm. Perhaps it’s the mountain girl in me that craves simply oats and honey. Perhaps it’s the way granola crunches. … Or, maybe it’s the way one KNOWS there’s always a special ingredient in it. Either way, I love […]

Mom? Dad? I’m getting a degree in Basket Weaving

One seaside university is bowing to the stern educational demands of the times by eliminating its popular course in underwater basket weaving.” -Appleton Post Crescent, May 14, 1958 How are my classes going? Well on Monday/Wednesday /Friday I’ve got bio […]

A new perspective

There are a lot of benefits of being a Curriculum I student with a single major. Sure, I’ll leave this school in a few short months with a single degree and have missed out on the bonding Curriculum II experiences, […]

Running takes goals and reflection to a wonderful place

The idea that you like what you’re good at is true most of the time. I love learning foreign languages, which probably has a lot to do with the fact that I have a good ear for them. However, it […]

Make Your Life Count

Football team hopeful for Homecoming win

After going 1-1 in non-conference play, the Gustavus Football team is set to open up its conference schedule on Saturday against MIAC foe St. Olaf at 1:30 p.m. in the annual Homecoming game at Hollingsworth Field. In its non-conference schedule, […]

Gustavus Equestrian team: Not horsing around

The Gustavus Equestrian team is starting the school year in exciting fashion by hosting its first ever competition this weekend on Sept. 25-26 at Charles Yahnke Farms in Le Sueur, Minn. “This year we are hosting our first show, which […]

No need for extra games for the Twins this year

Finally. A season without a 163rd game in the American League (AL) Central is indeed possible. With a win on Wednesday night, coupled with a Chicago White Sox loss in Oakland, the Minnesota Twins became the first team in Major […]