The Gustavian Weekly

Year: 2010 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Harry Potter is finally here, sort of

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has arrived. Finally. Kind of. Sixteen months after the release of the previous installment, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, comes the first half of the seventh and final chapter in the Harry […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel

Chrisma- hanu- kwanzaa- kah

Christmas Christmas is a Christian holiday celebrated on December 25. The day marks the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. Christians generally celebrate by giving gifts to each other. In the United States today, Christmas is somewhat secularized, […]

What does your desktop image say about you?

I get really self-conscious when I bring my laptop into a public place. It gives me about the same level of self-consciousness as when I have to carry my laundry from the washer to the drier in the awkwardly public […]

Advice, mostly for the first-years

“Wear sunscreen.” -Mary Schmich Ladies and gentlemen of Gustavus Adolphus College. Wear gloves. If there is anything that can help you survive the long walks from class to the Market Place and back over these next few months, this would […]

Be more aware of the awareness on campus

I am tired of being aware. And I am well aware that the pressure of being so full of awareness is getting to me. And I can’t cope. In fact, I would say that the average college student is weighed […]

Critical of the response

In my last column I wrote about the first-year orientation debacle. Specifically, the method in which it was brought up destroyed most of the message the author wanted to portray. This week, I’ll be writing about the same first-year orientation […]

Like a Little

Re: Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

I am writing this letter because of my disgust and repulsion with the inaccurate information in Alex Legeros’s article titled “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.” As a student in the class that participates in the sleepout during Hunger and Homelessness […]

Re: Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Dear Editor, This is concerning the article “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week” written by Alex Legeros and published in The Gustavian Weekly on Nov. 19, 2010: The point of the sleep out was never to combat homelessness; it was to […]