The Gustavian Weekly

2013 December

Christmas in Christ Chapel 2013: Holy Wisdom, Holy Word

Twinkling lights adorn the trees around campus, the Evelyn Young Dining Room glimmers with holiday decorations, and the risers appear in the chapel–all sure signs of the rapid approach of a favorite event on campus. A highly anticipated event for […]

Senate discusses financial budget

In order to keep students and faculty fully aware of the financial state of the college, the Gustavus Student Senate sponsored a Financial Transparency Forum on Nov. 21 hosted by Vice President of Finance Ken Westphal. Student Senate Co-Presidents, Matt […]

Technical error affects college applications nationwide

Colleges throughout the nation are busy reviewing applications of potential candidates for next year’s enrollment. More than 500 institutions, including Gustavus Adolphus College, use the Common Application and have been making an effort to tend to the needs of panicking high […]

Gustavus seeks to measure return on education

With college costs and student debt rising steadily each year, a national conversation has begun to develop about evaluating the return on investment (ROI) for schools of higher education. Additionally, websites like Payscale.com have gained publicity for their lists that […]

Gymnastics raises the bar this season

The gymnastics team competed in their first meet on Saturday, Nov. 23 in the Alumni Meet held at Gustavus. The team used this competition to practice and evaluate where they currently stand after training since the season began in early […]

Aren’t Intramurals supposed to be fun?

Over 60 percent of Gustavus students participate in intramural sports. It’s a way for peers to form teams, create friendly competition, and just have a good time playing a sport they aren’t necessarily the best at. Or at least that’s what […]

Women’s club hockey team a first for Gustavus

For the first time in its 151 year history, Gustavus has a women’s club hockey team. Last spring, Sophomore Casey Lindquist began the daunting process of assembling the program. It was no easy task for the first-year student at Gustavus. “It was […]

Gustie Nordic skiing team welcomes first snow

It’s been a long two months for the Gustavus Nordic Ski team, but both the men and women squads are ready to begin what they hope will be a great season. The skiiers will compete for the first time this […]

Gustie of the Week: Kelsey Abele

As a fourth generation Gustie, Senior Kelsey Abele knew she would be attending Gustavus since the minute her family told her she wouldn’t be allowed at Thanksgiving if she broke the string of family that had wandered the college throughout the […]

Classic Christmas films supply warmth during the cold

The holidays are here! Christmas is undoubtedly the holiday with the most movies centered on it, (looking at you Die Hard). Christmas movies allow directors to get away with portraying happiness and presenting deep morals that public service announcements wish they […]