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Month: April 2015 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Tattoos’ Taboos

Tattoos! You’ve heard of them, I’ve heard of them, we all know what they are. They’re becoming more commonplace as the years go by, yet businesses and other organizations still tend to frown on them. Why is that? I have […]

U.S. and China debate over global governance

There is constant debate over who should dictate the laws of the global economy. For the last 100 years or so, that duty has fallen on the shoulders of the United States. Recently, we have seen China’s world influence increase […]

Third annual Faith Conference discusses economic justice

With roots in the Lutheran church, Gustavus Adolphus College will engage with the wider community of the ELCA on Saturday, April 25, through the third annual Faith Conference. This year, the event’s title is “Lutheran Convictions and Economic Justice: Biblical […]

Goodwin kicks off first Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

The first annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture was given by Deborah Goodwin on Friday, April 14. The topic was on liberal arts education for the 21st century specifically looking at Liberal Arts and Class Warfare. Associate Provost and Dean of Arts […]

Campus Safety Report (4/24/15)

Monday, April 13 • Campus Safety responded to a report of the theft of Gustavus property near the Interpretive Center. A bag of potting soil was discovered missing on Saturday, April 11. Thursday, April 16  • Campus Safety responded to […]

MAYDAY! Conference addresses ‘The War Within’ veterans

The theme of Gustavus Adolphus College’s 35th annual MAYDAY! is “The War Within: Can the Soldier Be at Peace?” According to Associate Professor in Political Science, Environmental Studies, Japanese Studies, and Peace Studies Richard Leitch, the theme of this year’s […]

TEDx Conference brings speakers on leadership

The TEDxGustavusAdolphusCollege talks took place Saturday, April 18 in Wallenberg Auditorium, offering differing perspectives and ideas on leadership from nine different speakers. The theme of the event was “Leading the Way Forward: Being, Seeing, Doing;” its focus was on leadership […]

Those toupée times

-Kevin Pajor

Crossword (4/24/15)

“ The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson Across 4. Creature with the body of a lion and wings and head of an eagle 5. Left side of a ship 7. Home of the Pope […]

Movie goers look forward to blockbuster summer

With the Avengers: Age of Ultron landing in theaters next week, the summer blockbuster season will officially begin. Followed by a plethora of action movies, sequels, comedies, and animated films, the silver screen will be shining brightly all summer. With […]