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Month: April 2013 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

James Blake brings beats and soul to second album

James Blake returns with his soulful release Overgrown following his dub-heavy EP “Love What Happened Here” released last winter and his self-titled debut full length in 2010. The blend and variety on Overgrown is stronger than his debut, creating a […]

Gangster Squad falls short of expectations

It’s another tale of bad guy gangster meets questionably motived cop in 2013’s Gangster Squad. With big name actors at its side, this film tries so hard to be something great, but falls short and provides an average amount of […]

Center For Student Leadership: Looking Ahead to 2013-14

The Center for Servant Leadership at Gustavus is offering many volunteer opportunities for students for the 2013-2014 school year. With 45 coordinators, the center houses four main areas of volunteer opportunities. More than half of Gustavus students are actively involved […]

Food for thought

Awkward I write to you today to bring an apparently harmless, social quirk to light. I want to look at the word “awkward” and all the meanings and uses it has come to bear amongst Americans in my generation. I do […]

The Bunion

Mother Nature caught with possession of illegal substances Sources confirmed Tuesday that a number of illicit narcotics were, in fact, administered to Mother Nature and that she will be answering for her more than questionable behavior in recent weeks. While […]

Reading this will make you cooler

Save the beards I have a confession to make. Well … to be quite honest, I technically already made it on the Gustavus Love Confession page, and according to the 39 “likes” it has received, I think it’s safe to assume […]

The Hidden Truth

What is terrorism? According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation website, terrorism is defined as “unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance […]

Letter to the Editor (4/26/13)

I’m sure that almost everyone has seen the flyers around campus featuring students of the Gustavus Secular Student Alliance voicing their reasons for being atheists. Some of the quotes include “I am an atheist because religious dogma is poisoning public […]

Letter to the Editor (4/26/13)

I had the privilege of attending this year’s Relay for Life event on April 19th at Gustavus Adolphus College. My son Matt was honored to be your student speaker this year. Matt was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia during his […]

Take the Hill triathlon: three times the fun

The Take the Hill Triathlon will take place on campus on Saturday, May 4, 2013. The Epsilon Pi Alpha Fraternity, as well as community volunteers, will be hosting the event. Epsilon Pi Alpha alumni, Peter Nerothin, founded Insulindependence, an internationally […]