The Gustavian Weekly

2015 October 09

Issue 5

Part 1 – Part 2

Senior Spotlight – Sydney Dirks

Dirks considers the atmosphere from the “bubble” as one of her strongest memories from Gustavus. Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: Even though I am suppose to “expect” nothing in tennis, I secretly have very high expectations […]

Women’s Soccer Rises Above Expectations

The Gustavus Women’s Soccer team is off to a fantastic start. Their most recent game against Carlton marked the halfway point of the season, which has already been more successful than the previous one. Last year, the team finished 11th […]

Cross Country wins Carleton Invite

Imagine running 75 miles per week on average, this season the Gustavus Men’s Cross Country team is doing just that. Junior Paul Nordquist transferred to Gustavus after his first year in college and has played a huge role in shaping […]

Al-Houni Leads His Team to ITA Victory

Two weeks ago, the Gustavus Men’s Tennis team opened the fall season by taking home individual wins in the top two flights at the Drake University Invite in Des Moines. The Gusties did it again this past weekend when the […]

Ghost in the Machine: Vulnerability in an Age of Technology

You’re sitting in a coffee shop, reading the latest issue of the GUSTAVIAN WEEKLY, when you get a message on your smartphone. You pull out your phone and check it out, and while you have it out you also check […]

The Pope Visits America; What Gusties Aren’t Talking About

For the first time in his life Jorge Mario Bergoglio, more commonly known as Pope Francis, traveled to the United States of America. Millions traveled far and wide to come see Pope Francis’s arrival to the United States in September […]

The Farce That Is Politics

Groucho Marx once said, “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.” Two hundred and twenty six years ago, we had our very first president, George Washington. Our very […]

The Problem with Drinking at Gustavus

Coming out of the Nobel Conference there are a variety of topics that need discussing but one stands out more than any other; alcohol. Alcohol is a dangerous substance, but by treating it as  taboo we are doing more harm […]

Speaker Series Keeps Faculty Healthy

Wellbeing for Employees (WE) has put together a speaker series that is running for four Fridays in October from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. The series is called Support “ME” with WE and takes place at the Konferensrum in the Campus Center. […]