The Gustavian Weekly

2014 October

‘Physics of Comic Books’ lecture delights audience

For many, a complicated Physics equation fails to elicit more than bewilderment or boredom, but Dr. James Kakalios, the Taylor Distinguished Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota, has transformed this perception through his […]

Prepare Ministries presents Passion and Purity Retreat

Every fall, Prepare Ministries at Gustavus holds a retreat titled “Passion and Purity.” The multi-denominational Christian campus ministry group hosted college students from all over the Midwest and gathered in Cold Spring, Minnesota for 24 hours of fellowship this past […]

Collegiate Fellows host annual haunted house

If there’s one fun thing to look forward to on campus the night after Halloween, it’s the annual haunted house in the basement of Norelius Hall. The haunted house event is hosted by Residential Life’s Collegiate Fellows (CF)and will be […]

Campus Safety Report (10/31/14)

Monday, October 13 •Campus Safety reported a non-campus individual causing a disruption in an academic building.  An investigation was conducted and the individual was trespassed from campus. Tuesday, October 14 •Campus Safety responded to a medical assist on College grounds. […]

Coming Out Week to end with Drag Show

For the culmination of Coming Out Week, Queers and Allies will host the annual Drag Show. The show includes performances from students and will be hosted by Vivikka Stone, a professional drag queen at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31 […]

Senator Franken rallies Gusties to vote

In the commotion for reelection, United States Senator for the state of Minnesota Al Franken travelled to Gustavus to promote the “get out and vote” effort. Senator Franken came to campus on Tuesday, Oct. 28, and talked to students about […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Gustie Halloween

When the ghosts and goblins come out on Halloween, it’s time to put on your costume and prepare for a night of sweets and screams. On a normal weekend on campus, there always seems to be something to do or […]

Entertainment (10/31/14)

“ Terror is the desire to save your own a**, but horror is rooted in sympathy.”– Joe Hill Across 3. Creator of The Nightmare Before Christmas 6. What costumed kids say for candy 8. This carved vegetable represents the souls of […]

Folk singer performs St. Peter Halloween

A Halloween Party fit for musicians and music lovers alike. American folk musician and singer- songwriter Bill Staines will be performing at the St. Peter Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. Staines is from New England, where […]

Five Must See Halloween Movies

Halloween is the time of the year when people finally have an excuse to look ridiculous and are rewarded candy for it. There’s so much to like about Halloween that Hollywood has taken full advantage of the occasion. While recent […]