The Gustavian Weekly

2010 October

Dancing with the Profs on November 6

The Campus Activites Board, GAC TV and Gustavus Swing Club are hosting the fifth Annual Dancing with the Profs, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The selection of students and professors participating […]

Give blood, save lives

The Communication Studies Club is hosting its yearly Red Cross blood drive Nov. 3 and 4, 2010. The event is open to Gustavus students, faculty, staff and the greater St. Peter community and will take place in Alumni Hall from […]

Gustavus Annual Fund program November 1

The Gustavus Annual Fund website says, “Tuition covers only a portion of Gustavus’s operating costs. The gap is bridged by loyal donors who choose to support higher education through the Gustavus Annual Fund.” The Annual Fund is comprised of gifts […]

Sara Dziuk ’02 joins Admission Possible

Gustavus alumna Sara (Brigger) Dziuk ’02 was recently named Executive Director of Admission Possible Twin Cities. Admission Possible is a nonprofit organization based in St. Paul dedicated to helping low-income high school students prepare for and earn admission to college […]

Alex Legeros – The philosophy of being well rounded

Alex Legeros is one of Gustavus’s shining seniors. As an honors philosophy major, he pursues his study while acting as one of the department assistants and tutors. “Studying philosophy doesn’t mean reading books by dead old white men. I love […]

Dinner for Schmucks

I’ll admit I was skeptical. After all, the trailer gives Dinner for Schmucks absolutely no plot; it seems like nothing more than a bunch of guys sitting around, making fun of people. It was my complete faith in Steve Carell […]

Shining Light on Film Noir

When you sit down with Professor of Physics Paul Saulnier to talk about the world of Film Noir, he’ll probably begin his explanation by giving you his favorite quote from the documentary Bringing Darkness Into Light. “Film Noir is a […]

Halloween: Christmas for partygoers?

I LOVE Halloween. This coming weekend is one of my favorites of the year, second only to, perhaps, Christmas. Clearly, I don’t make these decisions based on the weather (where did those 60s go?) but rather on some experience that […]

The subversion of sense

To start, I would like to relate a little anecdote of mine that I hope will illuminate my thoughts here.  Recently I was wandering through the Arboretum, on a particularly windy day, when I realized, for whatever reason, that I […]

The sound of reflections

There are many actions in human nature that are simply a knee jerk response to stimulus. Sometimes I feel like it could be so easy to go through the day on autopilot; eating when I was hungry, sleeping when I […]