The Gustavian Weekly

2015

Senior Spotlight – Chad Poppen

Q: What are your personal goals for the season? A: My goals for the season are ones focused on the success of the team. Bringing a MIAC regular season and playoff title home are something the team has strived for […]

Gymnastics: Guts, Gold and Glory

This year, the Gustavus Gymnastics team is on a mission. Their first goal is to win a meet. Second off, they want a team score of 185.0. Lastly, the team wants to continue progressing as a program to become successful […]

Ups and Downs for Women’s Hockey

This season has been a bit of a work in progress thus far for the Gustavus Women’s Hockey team. The team currently holds an overall record of three wins, four losses, and three ties, with two wins, two losses, and […]

Paying for a Chance at a Better Life

Being fifty years old and still paying student loans seems to be the path our generation is predetermined to follow. Over the past four decades college tuition in the United States has skyrocketed like never before. As CNBC reports; the […]

Breaking Down Political Parties

The politics of the United States are broken into two very select parties: Democrats and Republicans. Sixteen of our presidents were Democrats, and eighteen were Republicans. That means there were ten presidents, who were neither Democrats nor Republicans. One was […]

The Naiveté That is Peace

Whoa, so I may be about to put out one of the more controversial pieces that we have seen in a long time. However, something that has been weighing heavily on my mind recently is peace and how we approach […]

Don’t Let “Breaking News” Break You

Recently, while waiting at a bus stop with friends after a concert in downtown Minneapolis, a man approached us and asked if we had heard the news. “What news?” I asked, not sure if he was referring to Trump’s fascist […]

The Ultimate Cure or a New Disease?

From Dec. 1 to Dec. 3, the International Summit on Human Gene Editing took place in Washington, D.C. with the intention of discussing the pros and cons of human gene editing, and whether it should be allowed at all. For […]

12 Days of Christmas

Comic (12/11/15) – “Orange You Glad”