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Month: December 2013 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Catching Fire sparks excitement in audiences

Everyone’s favorite victors screen in love in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) outsmarted the devious and tyrannical President Snow (Donald Sutherland) and his cabinet of men and women in charge of the […]

Indie artists take over holiday music

Revamp your Christmas playlist with these fresh takes on Christmas classics. No matter how hard you may try, the perils of overplayed holiday music are nearly impossible to avoid. Although the nostalgic crooning of Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” might have […]

So dark the con of shopping

Black Friday: a day following the time of thanks, in which we trample over complete strangers for cheap material goods. This tradition is rooted in the unspoken forbiddance of Christmas shopping before Thanksgiving. True to our nature, we’ve pushed the […]

A writer’s guide to writing

Humans have always been interested in story telling. Everyone has a story to tell. Sure, not all stories are page turners or epics that burst with excitement (Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, for example), but they are still stories that need to […]

Comfortable without my clothes on

College campuses are notoriously rife with expressions of nudity, and Gustavus is no different. Streaking is common across our campus; whether a public display at Midnight Express or a private run through the Arb, streaking is a tradition at our […]

Today, tomorrow, and everything in between

You just got back from a relaxing Thanksgiving Break, and for the most part, it’s been a decent week back. However, yesterday your professors reminded you that you can count the days until finals on both hands and that two of […]

Calendar (12/6/2013)

* The Calendar Page is considered editorial. The opinions expressed herein are not the opinions of The GusTavian Weekly, but rather the Easter Bunny’s plans to overthrow Santa Claus. It seems like he got sidetracked. Friday, Dec. 6 Faculty Shop […]

Campus Safety Report (12/6/2013)

Monday, November 18 A Gustavus student reported a theft that occurred in Norelius Hall the previous week. Thursday, November 21 A Campus Safety Officer responded to a medical assist at Pittman Hall. A Campus Safety Officer investigated a report of […]

Issue 12 (12/6/1013)

Celebration of Book Award Finalist Matt Rasmussen

After being honored with the Walt Whitman Award last spring, Rasmussen’s book, Black Aperture, became one of five finalists for the National Book Award in Poetry this year. The National Book Award is a competitive, prestigious literary award, whose recipients […]