The Gustavian Weekly

Month: September 2014 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

“Get your Gustie on” during 2014 Homecoming

Each year, Gustavus has its annual homecoming weekend celebration. That time of year is quickly approaching. This year’s homecoming theme is “Get your Gustie on!” Junior Margaret Schroeder serves as Special Events Co-coordinator on the Campus Activities Board (CAB), and […]

Senior Spotlight: Motasem Al-Houni

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: My expectations for this season are to be the best person and player I can be on and off the  […]

Women’s golf eye championship run

The Gustavus Women’s golf team is working their way towards their goal of winning the upcoming MIAC Championships and earning a bid to nationals, despite a slow start to the season. The women are hoping to use their senior leadership […]

Women’s Rugby preparing for victory

The Gustavus Women’s Rugby Club has started their fall season, playing in a two game tournament and two regular-season games. The women won one of the games, and lost the other to Winona, the defending Division II National Champions. The […]

Weight room is not a scary place

A debate many people discuss is whether or not to go lift weights. Some avoid the Lund Center weight room becuase they are nervous working out near athletes. Others don’t know what to do once they’re there. Whatever the case, […]

Baseball steps up to bounce back

Last year’s season was a big disappointment by Gustavus baseball standards, but this upcoming season the coaches and captains are excited for an awesome year. The team is already improving through both individuality and teamwork. The four captains of the […]

Rejecting (Fundamental) Christianity

What is Christianity? Is it a doctrine of morals and ideals that we are to live by in order to live as good people and treat others fairly? Or is it a strict set of rules we must follow in […]

Quit Reading This Article and Get Back to Work

Procrastination is such a wonderful and terrible thing, all at the same time. On one hand, it can prevent you from doing homework and getting good grades. On the other hand, you get to watch Netflix, play video games, eat […]

Death is in the Air

In the springtime, people walk outside and say that love, life, or some other abstract concept is floating around in the air. You can take a giant sniff and notice it; it permeates the air we breath like a fragrance, […]

Who am I, what’s my vocation, and where can I find it?

Consider these two imaginary Gusties: Abby is a religion major. She loves her World’s Religions class and loves inter-religious discussions. She doesn’t know what kind of job she will have after college, but she’s okay with that. She is content […]