The Gustavian Weekly

Month: November 2015 | The Gustavian Weekly

Issue 9

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Gustie of the Week – Tyler Bishop

If you glance out into the fan section of most Gustavus sporting events, you can usually spot Senior Tyler Bishop decked out in Gustie gear, leading the loudest chants, and cheering his fellow classmates on to victory. “Tyler is the […]

Women’s Basketball Working Hard: Team looks to improve in the face of rule changes

On Monday, Nov. 16, the Gustavus women’s basketball team began their season with a win against Martin Luther College. The team started off shaky at first, leaving the first-half with a score of 36-35. However, the ladies picked up their […]

Football Gets to Seven Wins for the First Time since 2001

This past Saturday, the Gustavus football season concluded with a loss to the University of St. Thomas, who are currently ranked 4th in the nation according to Despite the loss, the Gusties had a rather successful season. The team […]

Senior Spotlight – Chris Narum

Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: Our expectation is to put ourselves in a situation to have success in postseason play. We believe in our team and by staying focused on the process we will be in […]

Cross Country crosses finish line strong

Both the Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed at the NCAA Central Region Meet on Saturday, Nov. 14 down at Central College in Pella, Iowa. Neither team had individuals qualify for the National Tournament but the race was […]

The Limitations of the 2nd Amendment

We as American citizens have 27 amendments to our Constitution that shape the foundation of our very nation. Some are longer than others, some apply to today’s world, others are moot points. The amendment that I believe is argued about […]

The Underfunded and Overworked FDA

Earlier this year, I read an article from The New York Times that discussed a lack of funding that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) desperately needed to enforce a certain food safety law. This seems to be a common […]

Is News Even News Anymore?

In today’s world, what people account for and call ‘news’ is questionable. Often times people are only interested in what might be called “shock news”: information that is so outrageous that we can’t but help to click on the website […]

Technology: A Tool for Taking Over

Throughout the past twenty years technology has continued to amaze millions of people throughout the world. Today, most people have iPhones, Androids, or other types of smartphones. These smartphones were created to help reduce the need for a computer, and […]