The Gustavian Weekly

Day: February 11, 2011 | The Gustavian Weekly

Board approves plan for West Mall renovation

Gustavus’s plan to renovate the area to the west of the Chapel into a new “West Mall” has made significant progress over the past few months. The project, which has been in conceptual discussion for the past five to six […]

Good food for all

The St. Peter community has a unique opportunity to combat and learn more about hunger this weekend here on the Gustavus campus. Participants in the Good Food for All event will be able to pack food for those in need. […]

18 Gustavus students return safely from Australia

Eighteen Gustavus students who were abroad in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, where a Category 5 cyclone made landfall the morning of Feb. 2 returned home Friday, Feb. 4, as originally scheduled. The storm (named Cyclone Yasi) touched down on land Wednesday […]

Speakers announced for Nobel 47

Gustavus has announced its eight speakers for Nobel Conference 47. This year the topic will be: “the Brain and Being Human”. All of the speakers that will be presenting specialize in neuroscience, or the scientific study of the nervous system […]

Valentine’s Day on the hill

Around this time every year stores across the United States stock their shelves with red and pink paraphernalia, anticipating Valentine’s Day. It is almost impossible to escape it. Jewelry commercials bombard us with ads for heart-shaped necklaces on television and […]

Paging Dr. Bayer!

Four years of varsity soccer, Student Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB), Gustie buddies, Study Buddies, the Elders program, Senior Class Legacy Committee, Chemistry Tutor and Teaching Assistant; this long list consists of all the things Senior Chemistry Major Chelsea Bayer has […]

Gustavus Choir is back

A month of singing amazing music, experiencing a new culture, appreciating artwork and eating a lot of good food: this is what the Gustavus Choir is coming home from after its 15 day tour of Italy. Led by Chaplain Brian […]

Over Due Date

I went to see Due Date expecting a substandard, contrived film with few humorous scenes. Regretfully, I have to report that my these expectations were maintained throughout the entire movie. Due Date features Robert Downey, Jr. as protagonist Peter Highman. […]

Watch out! Your soap may have germs on it.

Television commercials can occasionally be more entertaining to me than the program I’m watching because of the overwhelming number of hilariously unnecessary products out there. Some simply make me giggle, like the women who cannot crack eggs with anything less […]

Reflecting on the game

This week I feel I have to take a break from my usual rants about campus politics to address a more important, national issue: what the hell was with the Super Bowl!? It was the strangest thing: I went to […]