The Gustavian Weekly

Day: March 4, 2011 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gusties say “Hej” from Sweden

The Gustavus Semester in Sweden program will reach its halfway point next week. The 12 Gusties traveled to northern Sweden this past January and have been making their way south as the semester goes on. The program is led by […]

Gustavus enrollment highest in history

The Gustavus Office of Admissions has been working to shape the incoming class for the 2011-12 academic year, and what they have seen so far is very exciting. The Admissions Office has received the most applications from a single incoming […]

Blood Drive returns following record year

On Wednesday and Thursday, March 9-10, the Gustavus Communication Studies Department will hold a blood drive in Alumni Hall between 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. If students did not have the chance to sign up for an appointment already, they […]

Internship Fair aids students to advance careers

Internships offer students the opportunity to put the skills they learn in their classes at Gustavus to use. On March 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Career Center will be holding an internship fair, aimed at connecting students […]

Festival du Voyageur

Gustavus students have the opportunity to experience an unusual cultural event this Saturday, March 5. The Festival du Voyageur will give students the chance to learn about French fur traders who influenced French culture in western Canada. The event is […]

Building Bridges Conference 2011 — Slavery Past and Present

Every year Building Bridges brings a conference to campus addressing a social justice issue. This year’s topic is “Slavery Past and Present.” Building Bridges Co-Chairs Elizabeth Coco, junior English, gender, women and sexuality studies and religion major and Shanda Kirkeide, […]

Jordan Walker — The king of sassafras

Picture this: you’re walking around campus seeing people, considering the lilies of the field, and you realize you’re Senior English Major Jordan Walker. How good is life? The sun is shining, your beard is red, your pants have the stylistic […]

On-Campus Movie: Get Tangled up

The 50th Disney animated feature film is coming to Gustavus, and it is not one you will want to miss. Tangled is an animated musical loosely based on the Brothers Grimm fairytale “Rapunzel,” though thankfully not nearly as medieval. This […]

Oscar winner recap

Best Picture: The King’s Speech Best Actor: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech Best Actress: Natalie Portman, Black Swan Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter Best supporting Actress: Melissa Leo, The Fighter

WinterRead author visits St. Peter and Gustavus

Stanley Gordon West, author of new publication Blind Your Ponies, will be visiting St. Peter this coming Tuesday, March 8. The author’s visit is part of the St. Peter Reads program, which  strives to bring members of the St. Peter […]