The Gustavian Weekly

Month: May 2014 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Disappointing baseball season comes to a close

The Gustavus baseball team’s season came to a close on Monday, May 5 when the two teams split a non-conference doubleheader. Gustavus lost the first game 13-5 but came back to win 3-1 in the second game of the day. […]

Africa Jam hosts Carnage the Executioner

Next Friday, May 16, Africa Jam will take place. Featured will be the beats of Carnage the Executioner, a hip-hop artist and award-winning beat boxer; Karizma, an up-and-coming rapper from New Prague; Concept from Minneapolis; John Kerns and the Hemispheres, […]

Tales from Abroad: Petatlan, Mexico

Going to Petatlan, Guerrero, Mexico (St. Peter’s sister city) on the Spring Break “Learning to Serve” trip was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my time at Gustavus. I admit I was apprehensive at first. I knew home-stays […]

Midsummer play in May

It is down to the final weeks of classes at Gustavus and that means finals are approaching quickly, but there is still time for fun and entertainment. For anyone looking for a short break from studying, Theatre Professor Henry MacCarthy […]

Gustavus Viola Ensemble

On Sunday, May 10, at 5:30 p.m., the Bjorling Recital Hall will be filled with the music of Gustavus’ own Corda String Quartet. The Quartet is composed of Sophomore Kendra Frey, Sophomore Elizabeth Fröden, Sophomore Karin Dye, and Senior Helen […]

Congratulations Seniors!

The following messages were provided by families and friends of seniors. Best wishes to the class of 2014!

Letters to the Editor (5/9/2014)

Not Another Divest-Fest Article At this point, you are probably sick of hearing about Divest-Fest and why you should care about the issue because we were, too. However, we decided to approach the problem in a very different way. As […]

Queer History Exhibit at Gustavus

If you’ve had the time to walk by the bulletin outside the Caf, you may have seen a bright exhibit of all things gay and happy. History and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Professor Kate Wittenstein’s Queer History and Culture class […]

Pick Up Your Sh*t

Tibetan monks proceeded from Christ Chapel, jar of mandala sand in hand. Ceremonial hats on their heads and playing traditional instruments. A hoard of fascinated people trail excitedly, chatting over the processional music and crowding in as close as possible […]

Matters of the Mind

With the finals season fast approaching, many students are probably starting to think, “man, I wish someone else could just take that test for me.” To my hopeful friends, then, I have to ask: if you really could get someone […]