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Month: November 2012 | The Gustavian Weekly

St. Lucia celebration recognizes oustanding sophomore women

The festival of St. Lucia, which in Swedish tradition, begins the Christmas season, is traditionally celebrated on Dec. 13 – one of the longest nights of winter. “It’s a tradition about light,” Assistant to the President for Special Projects and […]

Campus Safety Report (11/30/12)

Monday, November 12 •  A Campus Safety Officer responded to a medical assist at Nobel Hall. •  A student reported a theft of unsecured personal property from the Lund Center. • A Collegiate Fellow responded to a noise violation in […]

Gender neutral housing discussions begin with Res Life

Gustavus offers many different opportunities for housing: traditional halls like Sohre and Pittman, triples and quads in Uhler, apartment style living in buildings like College View and Southwest and special interest housing like the International Center (IC) and Intentional Learning […]

PASO gear up for annual Kwanzaa celebration

The Pan Afrikan Student Organization (PASO) will host their annual Kwanzaa celebration  on Thursday, Dec. 6 in Alumni Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. “Kwanzaa, a pan-African holiday, originated in 1966 as a week-long celebration when it was created […]

Gustie of the Week: Antonio Herbert

Diverse talents and interests make Antonio Herbert stand out as an excellent musician with mastery in flute, piano, guitar and saxophone, yet surprisingly he is not a music major. His music is important to him because it enriches his life […]

The distant future: the year 2000 … or 2099, rather

Total Recall, an action-adventure story taking place at the end of the 21st century, brings about memories of the first Bourne movies as a lost past plagues the protagonist. Doug Quaid (Colin Farrell, In Bruges, Alexander), an ordinary worker of […]

Shared Space … Connections in Space gives the audience…

…a taste of dance diversity Expect modern, jazz and some Beyonce. This year’s Shared Space entitled Shared Space … Connections in Space, dance concert is a display of dances that incorporates movements from different genres. Seniors Katherine Arndt, Hollie Edlund, […]

A Jubilee of tradition on campus both in worship and faith

Christ Chapel is celebrating two very exciting anniversaries this year, the 50th anniversary of Christ Chapel, and the 40th anniversary of Christmas in Christ Chapel (CC in C). Christ Chapel was constructed in the fall of 1961 and dedicated in […]

Calendar (11/30/12)

The Calendar Page is considered editorial. The opinions expressed herein are not the opinions of The GusTavian Weekly, but the random utterings of some guy who just got his wisdom teeth removed. Friday, Nov. 30 Christmas in Christ Chapel: Christ Chapel […]

Israel and Palestine…

…a struggle for peace after a century of conflict For nearly a century, the violence between Israel and the Palestinian territories has made the people of differing beliefs question their own ability to maintain peace. The conflict’s starting point is […]