The Gustavian Weekly

Month: November 2014 | The Gustavian Weekly

Issue 11 Part 2

Issue 11 Part 2

Football hopes to build on winning record next year

The word “journey” held high precedents when it came to Gustie football this fall. When asked to describe the season in just one word, without hesitation, both Head Coach Peter Haugen and Senior Captain Zach Vine, responded with the same […]

Taylor, Morgan earn All-Conference honors

The volleyball season has officially come to a close as they finished an overall conference record of 11-15. Two weeks ago on Nov. 5, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) released its 2014 Volleyball Awards.  Junior middle hitter Alyssa Taylor […]

Senior Spotlight: Keri Pickel

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: What are your expectations for the upcoming season? A: Our expectation this year is to have a great season. To accomplish this we have set goals for ourselves […]

Athletic Training major provides a classroom without walls

The Athletic Training Program at Gustavus is established for students who want to prepare for a career as an athletic trainer and is endorsed by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Athletic trainers are medical professionals who […]

Race for Grace: a race to remember

This Saturday, Nov. 22, the Gustavus Women’s Swimming and Diving Team will be hosting the first Grace Goblirsch Invitational in memory of Grace Goblirsch who was a member of the swim team during the 2011-12 and 12-13 season. Goblirsch passed […]

Beauty, Body, and Contemporary Lies

This week Kim Kardashian bore all for Paper magazine in a photo shoot with the goal to “break the internet.” Kim is most known for her rear end, as well as having celebrity status largely attained from her family’s fortune. […]

Fighting through Finals

Similar to that over-used Game of Thrones meme, finals are coming. It’s that magical     time of the semester when no one gets a break, and all that studying and homework just seems to pile up like an academic […]


We tend to make things into idols. An example that comes to mind is the Egyptian Empire. Their gods were manifested into enormous stone carvings, draped in gold and jewels, and placed atop enormous marble pedestals. From this location they […]

Get out and get involved

In the United States, we have a clear problem with how uninvolved our nation’s youth is in politics and civic activities.  At Gustavus we may have a higher rate of civic engagement than other areas of the United States, but […]