The Gustavian Weekly

2012 February

Staying frosty

Jade E. Cakes

The Gustavian Weekly’s favorite Gustavus memes

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As many students on the Gustavus campus browsed Facebook last week, they may have run across the now infamous Gustavus Adolphus College Meme page.  The purpose of the page is to create and upload well known internet memes with jokes that apply […]

Prank art heist solved

The painting of Gustav II Adolph in the library was one of the missing pieces. Clark Kampfe.

You may not notice them every time you walk by, but you just might miss them when they’re gone. On February 3, a painting was lifted off the wall of the Jackson Campus Center. It was one of a series […]

Gus gets a makeover

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On February 27, Gustavus will vote for a new logo for Gus the lion. The winning logo will be announced on Oct. 13, 2012 at Homecoming, which coincides with the closing of the Sesquicentennial. “In research, we found that people […]

Co-president candidates use web to publicize goals

Ostendorf and Sande seek to provide free cable, and a weekend shuttle to and from Mankato. Submitted.

As Student Senate co-president elections draw closer, nominees work to articulate their strengths and goals for the coming year. The bids have come down to two teams, Junior Tasha Ostendorf and Senior Josh Sande and Sophomores Tom Olsen and Nick […]

Forensics wins state tournament by 161 points

The Gustavus forensics team had top performers in every grade level at the State Tournament. Submitted.

Seven members took home first-place trophies in individual divisions For the seniors in forensics team, February 19 marked their third time being on the state champion team. This tournament placement sets up Gustavus to defend its position in the top […]

Kyle Haiman

Assistant Director of Residential Life In recent years, the Residential Life Office has been undergoing a significant amount of changes. One of these changes will include welcoming Kyle Haiman as the new assistant director of Residential Life. Chosen from a […]

Prospective students to compete on Scholarship Days

P rospective students will come to campus this Saturday and again on March 3, 2012 in numbers larger than ever to compete for this year’s batch of President’s Scholarships. This Saturday, 221 scholarship finalists will be coming to compete for […]

Gustie of the Week: Evan Taylor

Studio art major, Evan Taylor, showcases his skills with his Gustie of the Week photo shoot. Mara LeBlanc and Evan Taylor.

“Life’s good and it always should be.”  When asked about what drives him, Evan Taylor will tell you that they are photography and cinematography. “It’s always been a part of me,” he said. The senior studio arts major and biology […]

Blood Drive aims to get record numbers

Heather Pallas & Max Beyer.

The Gustavus Communication Studies Club invites the Gustavus community to take part in the upcoming annual spring Blood Drive, hosted by the club in conjunction with the Red Cross from noon to 6:00 p.m. on March 7 and 8, 2012, […]