The Gustavian Weekly

Day: November 6, 2015 | The Gustavian Weekly

Issue 7

Part 1 – Part 2

Volleyball sweeps MIAC, breaks school record

The Gustavus Volleyball team played their first playoff match of the post-season against Saint Mary’s University on Thursday, Nov. 5. This issue was printed before the known match results. The Gusties made it to the playoffs by sweeping the conference, […]

Women’s hockey takes home ice

The Gustavus Women’s Hockey team kicked off their season this week. The team is twenty-five women strong and hoping to be even more successful than last season. Mike Carroll is going into his 17th year as the Women’s Hockey Head […]

Wild fans believe Dubnyk is key

Last year, the Minnesota Wild had one of the strongest regular season finishes in the league. The team went from being down and out after the first half of the season, to clinching a wild card to the playoffs with […]

The Illusion of Choice In Politics

Though the 2016 election is almost a year away, it is still a popular subject in the media. The media creates an illusion that voters have only two choices in candidates: Democrat or Republican. The media also narrows the field […]

Federal Drug Laws and Federal Student Aid

Every fall, students at Gustavus receive an email informing them that any federal or state drug conviction can disqualify a student from receiving federal student aid grants or loans. This policy is the result of a 1998 amendment to the […]

Game On! Deer Opener and Safe Hunting

This week starts the beginning of a new month, which has all sorts of festivities. Thanksgiving is celebrated, Black Friday happens, and deer hunting season starts. An estimated 34 percent of Minnesotans hunt or fish which leads to our state […]

The Novelty of Banned Books

Books that are considered immoral and banned are the books that show the world its own shame. They can “damage” a person’s lifestyle, they include racial terms, some mention sexual situations, some include witchcraft, others have the audacity to include […]

Why Study Classics?

Science and industry, the two pillars of society as many people and the government would have you believe. This notion is made even more prevalent by certain programs such as STEM within schools, as well as AP and CIS classes […]

Gustavus Library Associates 19th biennial event

‘A Royal Affair’ The Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library is an important resource here at Gustavus Adolphus College for students, faculty, and the college community. Every other year the Gustavus Library Associates Board hosts their Biennial Benefit in order to raise […]