Senior Snapshots: Gusties’ Favorite Memories

Cristian Raether “This picture was taken when I was in Atqasuk, Alaska for the nursing program.  It was Halloween night and some people at the health clinic where I was working were painting their faces for the holiday and asked if I wanted to join.  My costume for Halloween was a zombie nursing student and took the picture as the sun was setting beyond the … Continue reading Senior Snapshots: Gusties’ Favorite Memories

Letter to the Editor (4/10/13)

I was surprised to read Ryan Liebl’s assertion that Western nations have devel- oped criminal justice systems through scientific reasoning, especially after the Building Bridges conference which dealt with this topic. The U.S. prison system, which overcrowds inmates, encourages rape, and disproportionately affects minorities is built around retributive justice and maximizing profit, not rehabilitation. The ineffectiveness of this system is evidenced by our very high … Continue reading Letter to the Editor (4/10/13)

Nobody says goodbye

“I’m nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then there’s a pair of us—don’t tell! They’d banish us; you know! How dreary to be somebody! How public like a frog To tell one’s name the livelong day To an admiring bog!” -Emily Dickinson I’ve been struggling to write this opinion for a while now. I realized it’s because I’m nobody. It’s tradition for senior … Continue reading Nobody says goodbye

Who’s the more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?

My friends of the campus: I am, with a grave and heavy heart, about to embark on my final article for The GusTavian Weekly. As is custom, I am encouraged to release my best wisdom to all ya’ll Gustie folk. Well, I’m a ditz. Any wisdom I could ever impart onto my community of roughly six loyal readers has likely been mentioned in the other … Continue reading Who’s the more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?

Top 5 sports highlights of 2012-13

1. The Gustavus swim & dive team rallied to support Sophomore Grace Goblirsch in her battle against leukemia. 2. The Gustavus women’s hockey team won the MIAC champion title for the ninth straight year and progressed to the NCAA National Tournament. The women placed fourth in the nation. 3. Gusties cheered on the football team in their Homecoming game against Valley City State University. 4. … Continue reading Top 5 sports highlights of 2012-13

Track and field prepares for conference meet

The Gustavus track and field team competed at The Meet Of The UnSaintly on Saturday, May 4, 2013. The meet took place at Hamline University, where the Gusties performed well. On the women’s team, Junior Nevada Wendlandt placed fourth in the high jump while Senior Ally Voss vaulted at 11-feet seven-inches. Senior Lauren Rothschiller finished fifth place in the triple jump. Senior Captain Amanda Iverson … Continue reading Track and field prepares for conference meet

Men’s golf prepares for NCAA Tournament despite bad weather

The Gustavus men’s golf team has their sights set on the NCAA Tournament as they wrap up their 2013 spring season. The NCAA Tournament will be held from May 14-17. The Gusties are confident that they will make a great run in this year’s National Tournament. It has been an interesting season for the Gusties as they have had some outstanding individual performances. However, there … Continue reading Men’s golf prepares for NCAA Tournament despite bad weather