The Gustavian Weekly

Day: October 15, 2010 | The Gustavian Weekly

Weekly ads on Facebook

Facebook is a very popular website, even rivaling Google in popularity. The Weekly has been on Facebook for a while now, bringing you news right to your newsfeed, sandwiched between those pokes and Farmville notifications. I recently received a coupon […]

Q&A paints the rock twice

As part of Coming Out Week at Gustavus, the Queers & Allies painted the infamous rock on the hill in rainbow stripes on Sunday evening. By Monday morning, the rock had been repainted completely black with an anti-homosexuality Bible verse […]

Gustavus’s trash travels

Gusties generate hundreds of tons of garbage and recyclable material each year. Students may wonder where their discarded pop cans, paper towels and lab reports go. About half of the material that is discarded at Gustavus is placed in commingle […]

Nine inducted in to athletic hall of fame

This past Saturday, Oct. 9 in Alumni Hall, nine individuals were honored by being inducted into the Gustavus Athletic Hall of Fame. In 1978, 19 founding “Charter Members” were inducted as coaches or as athletes into the Gustavus Adolphus College […]

Hands for Harvest to receive Service Award

All Gusties are familiar with Gustavus’s “five pillars”: service, community, justice, excellence and faith. The Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations (GACAC), awards distinctive Gustavus students who have contributed by strengthening the partnership with the congregations of the association. The […]

Sacred Space offers reflection and relaxtion

Do you ever feel like your life has been passing you by? Like you don’t even have any time for yourself anymore? Is your schedule so jam-packed that your planner is scribbled out with indecipherable and obscure dates? Stop and […]

Sarah Hofflander – Don’t hassle the Hoff

Upon first meeting Sarah Hofflander, one might think she is superhuman. This senior communication studies major and geography minor is very involved on campus. Sarah is a faithful cross country and track runner who absolutely loves the team and the […]

Minnesota poet to visit campus on Oct. 20

Connie Wanek, an acclaimed poet who currently resides in northern Minnesota, will be visiting Gustavus Adolphus next week on Wednesday, Oct. 20. Wanek has received numerous awards and honors for her poetry, including being named a Witter Bynner Fellow of […]

Shakespeare’s R&J coming to Anderson Theatre

Shakespeare provides the inspiration for the courses and shows offered by the theatre department this academic year. Arguably, his most notable play, Romeo and Juliet, is the model for the fall performance that will be presented at the end of […]

The Social Network: Poking around the truth about Facebook

Status update: Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, at 26  years old, is the youngest billionaire ever and worth around $6 billion. Zuckerberg created “The Facebook” as an undergrad in his Harvard dorm room with a little help from his two computer […]