The Gustavian Weekly

2011 December

Celebrate St. Lucia

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Jennifer Werness was crowned the 2011 St. Lucia. She was chosen from a court of five women who were nominated for the honor by their fellow sophomore women. The court consists of five Sophomores: Russian Studies […]

Social Science Center renovation plans

In its 63 years on campus, the Anderson Social Science Center has served a variety of functions to students and staff alike. Originally constructed in 1948, the building was known as the Folke Bernadotte Library. The library was relocated to […]

Bone Marrow Registration Drive

The first ever Gustavus Bone Marrow Registration Drive will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13 in Alumni Hall. When a volunteer arrives to register, they will first be asked to fill out a questionnaire […]

Gustie of the Week: Claudia Martinez

Teaching awareness with a laugh and a smile Claudia Martinez is a Secondary English Education Major with incredible leadership skills. She is co-president of the Women’s Awareness Center (WAC), Collegiate Fellow for the Seventh Street Houses, a member of the […]

Symphony Orchestra on route to South Africa

During the upcoming January Interim  Experience of 2012, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra will be studying and traveling in South Africa on a musical tour. Led by Professors Ruth Lin, Lois Peterson and Ester Wand, the orchestra will be performing, touring […]

Listen to that Christmas spirit ringing

I’m always astounded at the fresh crop of Christmas albums released each year. How many different versions of “Jingle Bells” can the Christmas economy handle? Although I love Christmas just as much as anybody, my Christmas album collection ended in […]

Santa Claus is coming… Our Idiot Brother is coming to town

We live in a new age of movies, friends. Now more than ever movies are churned from the depths of Hollywood solely for the sake of turning a profit. Where’s the heart? More and more of these movies seem almost […]

Work Hard, Play Hard: 15 Things to Do During J-Term

  1. Renting showshoes and skis is one way to have an adventure around the arboretum in the snow. Cross-country skis and snowshoes are available to anyone in the Gustavus community and can be rented from the Lund Athletic Center […]

a counter-attack

Is tebowing tebow taboo?

Tebowing: (verb) to get down on a knee and start praying, even if everyone else around you is doing something completely different. —www.tebowing.com In its nearly hundred-year existence, the National Football League has suffered no lack of controversial athletes. Recent […]