The Gustavian Weekly

Month: September 2012 | The Gustavian Weekly

Faculty votes, opposes controversial amendments to state constitution

On Friday, Sept. 21 a group of 103 faculty members voted on a resolution to publicly oppose a Minnesota constitutional amendment defining the nature of marriage as being between one man and one woman. Though the college, as an institution, […]

Campus Safety Report (9/28/12)

Wednesday, September 19 •  Campus Safety responded to Norelius Hall for a medical assist. Thursday, September 20 •  A Gustavus student reported the theft of a bicycle from the Pittman bike rack. The bicycle was later recovered on campus. Tip […]

Student senate outlines plans for the coming year

Student Senate elections are over and the newly-elected senators are preparing for the year. On Thursday, September 20, the Gustavus community voted on their peers to represent them in Student Senate. “We just got up and running, but committee work […]

Students prepare to engage in Royal Visit events

In anticipation for the royal visit of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Sylvia of Sweden, students across campus have been looking forward to being able to partake in their reception on campus. Many efforts have been made on this […]

Mental Health Wellness Fair

The Chill Out: Mental Health Wellness Fair will take place at the St. Peter Community Center on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 6-8pm, providing an opportunity for members of both the Gustavus and St. Peter communities to learn about mental health […]

Gustie of the week: Heather Paaverud

If you are an early riser and enjoy working out just as the sun begins to appear, you will most likely run into Sophomore English Major Heather Paaverud working out with her fellow Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) members. Although […]

Theatre and Dance preview…

…a glimpse into the spotlight Poignant movements, brutally honest, creative thinking and diverse genres are a glimpse of what is coming to the Gustavus Adolphus College stage. The start of the Theatre and Dance department’s season is in full swing […]

Raising the B.A.R.

Showcasing Gustie talent from music to spoken word The Musical B.A.R. kicks off the new year with Open B.A.R. at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 in the Dive with two hours of performances ranging from guitar players, small bands and […]

Mumford got me Babel’n

This fall hosts a slew of long-awaited album releases with the British folk-rock quartet Mumford & Sons topping the list. Everyone from hip-hop king Kanye West, to longtime rockers No Doubt and Green Day, to alternative’s lovable Killers have dropped […]

Down came the rain and washed the Spider out?

The Amazing Spiderman is a fresh take on the time-honored franchise, but it never quite reaches the level of charm of the last rendition. The movie begins with the mysterious disappearance of Peter Parker’s parents. In a very Harry Potteresque […]