The Gustavian Weekly

2011 April

MAYDAY! takes on capital punishment

On Wednesday, May 4, Gustavus will be hosting the 31st annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference. The controversial discussion topic will be “Executing Justice: Debating Capital Punishment.” Open to students, faculty and the local community, the MAYDAY! Peace Conference will be an […]

Catch him while you can

On Tuesday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m., the Campus Activities Board is proud to present Mr. Frank Abagnale, Jr. in Christ Chapel, where he will share his story of adventure, impersonations, fraudulent checks and his road to redemption with students, […]

Gustavus hosting Special Olympics

The Gustavus track and athletics facilities will host an annual event this weekend that has the attention of many families in the southern Minnesota area. Sunday May 1 will mark the sixth annual Spring Games for Area 9 of Special […]

Gusties on track to fight cancer

Relay for Life is coming to Lund Arena this Saturday night, in which participants from across the Gustavus community will unite to support people touched by cancer, raise money for the American Cancer Society and have fun. The event will […]

Soles styled, shoes donated

CAB Coffeehouse hosted a Style Your Sole party with TOMS shoes. For every pair of the blank canvas shoes students bought to personalize, another pair was donated to children in Africa, South America and Haiti. 198  pairs were purchased by […]

Hamlet – The play’s the thing…

Many of us remember reading Shakespeare’s Hamlet in our high school English classes. The frantic skimming over of footnotes and listening to our classmates stumble over iambic pentameter left many of us with a vague understanding of the text. This […]

Josh Plattner – A silly character with a big heart

Senior Psychology Major Josh Plattner is, in a word, funny. Talk to anyone who knows him and that is one of the first things they will tell you about him. “Josh can always make you laugh, no matter the situation. […]

On-campus movie: Black Swan questions reality

As the semester winds down and work class ramps up, if you are anything like me, you may begin to teeter on the brink of a stress-induced psychosis.  If you feel that a meltdown is imminent, detach yourself from your […]

International Food Sampling in the Courtyard Cafe

When: Sunday, May 1, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Where: Courtyard Cafe What: The Campus Activity Board will host this event, an opportunity for Gustavus students to sample an eclectic range of ethnic dishes, from Egypt, India, Turkey, Mexico and […]

Act, Speak, Build (a shed) Week at Gustavus

Starting on Monday, the Gustavus community has the opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity to build a shed that will be donated to a family in St. Peter. This is all part of the Act, Speak, Build Week held […]