The Gustavian Weekly

Month: March 2014 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gustie of the Week: Adwoa Afreh

For the majority of Gustavus students the question “Where are you from?” is simple. It’s something they can answer quickly, without hesitation. For Senior Adwoa Afreh, it is the opposite.  She was born in Ghana and lived there until the […]

Gustavus Choir performs at esteemed conference

We are all aware of the talent the Gustavus Choir (G-Choir) posesses. Many heard their breath-taking performance at Christmas in Christ Chapel. G-Choir was recently invited to Des Moines, Iowa to perform at the American Choral Director Association conference. The […]

Musical organization raises the B.A.R.

On-campus bands, student music performers, and people playing toasters. Gustavus Adolphus College’s Musical B.A.R. organization has all that and more. Made up of students who love music, the organization hosts an open event every month. Students can join the organization […]

How I Met Your Mother comes to an end after nine seasons

After 208 episodes and nine seasons, Ted Mosby will finally meet the Mother he has spent so much time talking about. CBS’s sitcom, How I Met Your Mother, will be coming to an end this month. While many viewers will […]

Tales from Abroad: France

On Jan. 8, after a day of delays and freezing temperatures, I left Minnesota bound for four months in Nantes, France. I had never left the continental United States (not even Canada, folks). Yet, here I was boarding a plane […]

A Brave Young Man

Despite being a senior at Centennial High School, Ryan Eichenauer has a lot to be proud of for his young age. An active participant in speech, he’s already working on an autobiography chronicling major events of his life. He will […]

Bent on Lent: The Truth About Fasting

There’s a six-week period during spring semester when people start this thing called “Lent.” One day in February or March, after Mardi Gras, you start seeing all these people walking around with charcoal on their foreheads, and maybe if you’re […]

Axe Murderers and Oil Companies

Heart racing you scurry into your house, slamming the door. Back against the door, you quickly slide the dead bolt into place. Thump-thump. You try to catch your breath as your heart punches your chest, squeezing your lungs. You are […]

Letters to the Editor (3/28/2014)

Response to the Student Senate proposal to cut the International Representative through student vote. I do not support Student Senate’s vote to remove the International Representative (IR) position. We have been discussing diversity awareness on campus this year given the […]

Let’s Give It A Whirl – A Break of A Spring