The Gustavian Weekly

Month: November 2013 | The Gustavian Weekly

College announces plans to renovate library space

College President Jack Ohle has recently announced a plan to renovate the Folke Bernodotte Memorial Library. Renovations plans were revealed at the Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) hosted fundraising gala, ‘A Royal Affair.’ As the press release stated, “The College’s strategic […]

Glen Lloyd named Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement

Current Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Programs and Services, Glen D. Lloyd has recently been named the Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement. Lloyd is a highly valued and respected member of the Diversity Center faculty and will transition into […]

National Diabetes Month brings light to daily struggle

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), close to 26 million people in the United States have diabetes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cites diabetes as one of the leading causes of death in the nation. In an […]

D.E.E.P. hopes to contribute to solution for child hunger

The ability to travel is a grand prospect. Being able to experience different cultures and then share them with those back home diversifies awareness. Sophomores Samantha Vang, Awushie Fayose and Jeanetta Langhorne are three Diversity Education Exploration Project (D.E.E.P) members […]

Jeffrey Dubose: Gustavus football record-breaker

The Gustavus football team concluded their season last weekend, after finishing with an impressive 6-4 record. Season highlights for the Gusties included a 45-19 victory over conference rival St. Olaf at Homecoming, and a double-overtime win over St. John’s University […]

Men’s Soccer concludes season in NCAA Tournament

The Gustavus men’s soccer team finished the season on Sunday, Nov. 17 losing 1-0 to Westminster in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The team completed the season with an overall record of 14-4-1. After winning every regular season […]

Mauer made right choice in switching to first base

Former Catcher for the Minnesota Twins Joe Mauer drew national attention and criticism after news of his switch to first base was recently released to the public. In a game on Aug. 19, Mauer took a foul tip off his […]

Women’s basketball looks to young players for success

Gustavus women’s basketball opened their season with a game on Wednesday, Nov. 20 against River Falls. With only two returning starters to the program, Head Coach Laura Kelly looks to new players to step into key roles. “I thinks it’s […]

Gustie of the Week: Cameron Clause

Senior Cameron Clause stood at the starting line of his final heptathlon event in the national indoor track and field meet. Exhausted from the first six events he had already finished, his mind was calculative. He thought only of the […]

Tales from Abroad (11/22/2012)

I didn’t enter JFK International Airport this January with malicious intent, but I felt like a criminal by the time I stepped on the plane to Tel Aviv. As many non-Jewish travellers to Israel have experienced with the Israeli airline El […]