The Gustavian Weekly

Month: January 2016 | The Gustavian Weekly

Basketball in Paradise: Puerto Rico Heated Up for Winter Training

This December, as the temperature dropped down to three, the Men’s and Women’s Basketball team were dropping threes in sunny San Juan, Puerto Rico. This year both teams had the opportunity to complete their winter training in Puerto Rico. They […]

Free Tuition: Too Good To Be True

Like many college students, when I hear the words “free college tuition,” I become ecstatic and automatically think it is a good idea. With Gustavus costing approximately $50,000 a year, having free college tuition would cause a large change in […]

License to Scare

I went back home to Texas during winter break, and I found that a lot of things have changed. Many people rang in the New Year with alcohol and food. The people of Texas however, rang in their New Year […]

Bridging the Empathy Gap

For those who know me, I’m a very emotional person. A good book, listening to a story, watching a film, or hearing other people tell me their hopes and dreams, all these things and more can hit me with cascades […]

Desperate Push for Relocation

As you read this, the world is suffering from the effects of global climate change. The oceans are becoming more acidic, plankton are dying at an unnatural rate, and entire species have gone or are going extinct within our lifetime. […]

Campus Safety (1/22/16)

Monday, December 07 • Campus Safety responded to Norelius Hall for a welfare check. • An online report was submitted by a student concerning verbal harassment mentioning race and gender by an unidentified individual earlier in the evening on College […]

Who Should You Vote for in November?

The Forensics team hosted a lively and informed Student Presidential Debate on Jan. 19. The event was held in the Courtyard Cafe, from 7-9 pm. Students argued the case for Presidential candidates Hilary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Rand Paul. The […]

Welcome Back, Gusties! Students Get Involved on Campus

On Jan. 11, 2016 an email from the President’s Office went out to the Gustavus community announcing the death of Stacie Miller on Jan. 10, 2016. Stacie Miller became a part of the Gustavus staff in 2011 as an administrative […]

Paranormal Activity – The Snore Dimension

The fifth and final installment of the Paranormal Activity series is, well, it’s pretty normal. I myself haven’t seen all the paranormal activity movies. The last one I watched was Paranormal Activity 3 with my roommate freshman year, but it […]

Tales from Abroad – Bryden Giving

Hey there, fellow Gusties! I will be honest and admit that I am not sad about missing the freezing weather at Gustavus. I do miss you all, and I am really looking forward to seeing you kids in the Spring! […]