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Month: April 2014 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

The Lego Movie builds new Warner Brothers audience

Lego® is one of the few toy brands that has stood the test of time. It encourages creativity among its consumers, and its access to multiple brands widens its appeal to various audiences.  There are a number of movies that […]

Dance company to perform Graceful Spring Concert

The school year is drawing to a close and with finals drawing near, students are looking forward to summer. However, there are still several events that should not be missed, including the 2014 Gustavus Dance Company’s annual Spring Dance Concert. […]

Letterman welcomes Stephen Colbert to take his seat in 2015

David Letterman is finally ending his career hosting late night television after over thirty years and 6,000 episodes. Letterman has been a prominent figure on television since his 1982 debut and has surpassed Johnny Carson as the longest-serving late-night-talk-show host […]

Two Cents on Minumum Wage

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed legislation this month that will gradually boost the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 by 2016. Passed with only Democratic support in the state legislature, the new law shall mandate that Minnesota’s current minimum wage of […]

The Diff-abled

I came across the term “differently-abled” a few years ago, and thought it was just an eye-roll-inducing invention by the hyper politically correct. In the past year, however, I have come to see it in a positive, even necessary light. Most […]

Guest Submissions

Keenan Madson – On the Chinese Program On July 15, 1979, President Jimmy Carter delivered his “Crisis of Confidence” speech where he addressed American’s fears that the future was not going to be as promising as the present. In echoing President […]

World Domination and Other Food Staples

The Incas were a brilliant and vast empire. They had control over substantial amounts of land, flourished without Western conventions, and remained this way for  long time. So it is no surprise that the United States, which fancies itself to […]

Letters to the Editor (4/25/2014)

In response to the removal of Chinese courses. I am a Gustie Alumni and recently I heard from Professor Obermiller about the college in consideration of removing Mandarin Chinese lessons. I sincerely appreciate Gustavus for providing quality undergraduate educations to every Gustie and to have initiated the Mandarin […]

Calendar (4/25/2014)

* The Calendar Page is considered editorial. The opinions expressed herein are not the opinions of The GusTavian Weekly, but the lyrics of Timeflies’ songs. I told you we should have voted Jason Derulo. Friday, April 25 Gustie Cup Floor […]

Our Future, Our Voices, #OurGustavus

Students gather to rejuvenate the meaning of community Today, students of Gustavus Adolphus College will gather together outside the chapel to rejuvenate the meaning of community damaged by the disempowerment of its representatives.  The students will participate in Divest-Fest, a community […]