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Month: April 2011 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

World Dance Day performance

On April 29, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., the Gustavus Dance department will be performing an improvisational dance piece. The dance is set by Jeffery Peterson and Melisa Rolnick in the Linnaeus Arboretum and will feature dancers from all levels […]

Smoking mad

Let me begin this little escapade in the defense of smoking by saying I don’t smoke. I don’t like cigarettes and think they’re disgusting. But I am the only one in my immediate family, who doesn’t smoke. I think that […]

Saying “I like you”: Creative party hosting

Hello, and I like you.’ This is what you’re saying when you invite somebody into your home, without having to hear yourself say it,” writes actress/comedian/author Amy Sedaris in her how-to book for hosting parties. Appropriately called I Like You: […]

Examining life in disarray

Today’s column is going to be a little different. In a month from now, hundreds of Gusties (including me) will graduate from this institution—a thought big enough to shake the usual coherence from my writing style. First thought: what next?  […]

Frozen at 20?

It’s around a month until we all say our good-byes for the year and 75 percent of us will get to see each other next year. Dear Seniors, I can’t relate just yet, but seeing you all have minor and […]

Believing in responsibility

Every year around this time, some controversy seems to erupt that gets everyone on campus talking. Past wars of words have ranged from college administrative politics to missing newspaper conspiracies. This year, the point of contention materializes in the question: […]

Re: Can we have Good without God?

Mr. Legeros has yet again written a dud of a column.  Instead of being so critical of the FCA for their upcoming event “Can we be good without God?” how about giving them some credit for organizing this event?  It […]

Re: In which our hero voices an unpopular opinion

I write in response to Mr. Lundborg’s recent commentary on the Fair Trade industry. I would agree that FT is not without its problems. It might not bring great economic success to developing countries, and I would applaud an effective […]

Can We Be Good Without God?

The May 15 debate, “Can We Be Good Without God?” will consider the origin of human morality, particularly, is God and God’s Word the sole source for our understanding of good and evil? If not, where can we account for […]

Men’s Golf hoping for NCAA Tournament berth

After a two year hiatus from the NCAA Division III Championships, the Gustavus Men’s Golf Team has suddenly thrust itself into strong consideration for one of the tournament’s at-large bids since winning last weekend’s St. John’s Invitational. With the win […]