The Gustavian Weekly

2014 February

Is college worth it? Theater of Public Policy seeks to find answer

Many students will find themselves asking, at some point in their educational careers, if college is really worth it, perhaps while slaving over a research paper or studying furiously for a final exam. On Wednesday, Feb. 26, a performance from […]

Accelerated workforce reduction faculty cuts announced

This fall, the decision was made to accelerate a staged workforce reduction of one percent over several years, to three–four percent carried out this year. With the workforce reduction, Gustavus will go from 218 to 210 full-time faculty, increasing the […]

CAB kicks off President’s Ball festivities with fondue

Through pots of chocolate, strawberries, pretzels and more, news about President’s Ball spreads through campus with a buzz of excitement. On Thursday, Feb. 20, students gathered around fondue in Norelius Hall, Pittman Hall, and the Courtyard Café. The event was […]

Student Senate to readdress Dive renovations

There have been many ongoing and heated discussions about The Dive in the last several years at Gustavus. Many people view The Dive as a gross, crowded and underused place where renovation is essential. Others may view The Dive simply […]

TMT teams up with BPLP for Snow Dayz event

Big Partner Little Partner (BPLP) teamed up with the Tau Mu Tau (TMs) sorority on Feb. 17 to host Snow Dayz, an event filled with snacks, activities, and crafts for students of the BPLP organization and their little partners to […]

Women’s hockey enters MIAC Playoffs as number two seed for first time in ten years

Gustavus women’s hockey will face Bethel University in the MIAC playoffs at Don Roberts Ice Rink this Saturday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m. After falling 1-0 to Bethel last weekend on Saturday, the Gusties are seeded number two in the […]

Young women’s tennis team bonds on and off the court

Due to the coating of snow on the outdoor tennis courts, the Gustavus women’s tennis team practiced inside as they began their spring season last week, practicing each day and setting their goals high from the start. The team is […]

Gustavus men’s basketball: finding success in the post-season

The Gustavus men’s basketball team concluded their regular season on Wednesday, Feb. 19 with a loss to No. 11 St. Thomas. Although the team lost, the men had a major come back in the last minute and fifty seconds of […]

Men’s hockey heads into MIAC Playoffs

The Gustavus men’s hockey team concluded their regular season last weekend with a home victory of 3-1, and a 1-0 win on the road against Bethel University. The Gustie men finished the season with a 15-6-4 overall record and a […]

Gustie of the Week: Sam Panzer

As a history major from Appleton, Wisconsin, Sophomore Sam Panzer would appear to be a typical college student. However, this is far from the case. Sam is an engaging, innovative student working towards strengthening the community at Gustavus. Since his […]