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Month: September 2011 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Guittar moves with art

Over the summer, Senior Dance Major Renee Guittar worked with Dance Professor Melissa Rolnick on a dance solo coinciding with the artwork on display by Art Professor Kris Lowe. Guittar’s piece will be performed at 6:30 p.m. on October 4, […]

Gustavus 150 at a Glance

Timeline: 1862: Pastor Eric Norelius starts a school in his church. in Red Wing, Minn. 1862:The School reopens in East Union, and was renamed “Minnesota Elementar Skola”. 1876: School opens for first time on the hill  as Gustavus Adolphus College […]

On the nature and behavior of the White-Skinned Human

Data log. Part six. There has never been, in the history of Earth’s evolution, any animal so ridden with self-loathing as the White-Skinned Human (we say “White-Skinned,” out of convenience, as while not all of these unfortunate creatures actually have […]

…a nerd

Are you sitting down, dear reader? I have something to tell you. It may come as a bit of a shock. I mean … maybe it’s not … it’s probably been obvious that I’m not … umm … “normal.” You […]

Who cares?

As I sat watching new sod being laid on the new mall, I couldn’t help but wonder: when did it become voluntary to care about things outside of ourselves? Maybe the botanists in the Biology department disagree, but this new […]

Watch out everybody, I just had a beer

Yeah, I know. Crazy, isn’t it? After all those warnings about college being a place where “people get drunk” and where “people have parties,” look what I go ahead and do: I have one beer. And I’m going to do […]

yet another cartoon

Calendar (Sept 30th, 2011)

Steve Wilkinson: Three crowns of brilliance

The sun gently filled the valleys and niches of the bronze figure, illuminating an otherwise modest metallic form with spectacular brilliance. The long angular rays caressed the face of a smiling boy, skillfully configured by an ancient bronze-casting technique. The […]

Football: Homecoming is here

Gustavus Adolphus College played their first college football game in 1902. The Gustavus football tradition began 109 years ago and today we are one day away from the 2011 Homecoming football game. “Playing with the winged helmet is a privilege,” […]