The Gustavian Weekly

Month: February 2016 | The Gustavian Weekly

Women’s Basketball makes playoff push

With a dominating performance over Carleton College on Feb. 20, the Gustavus Women’s Basketball team wrapped up yet another successful regular season, ending in a tie with Saint Mary’s for second place in the MIAC — just two games behind […]

Senior Spotlight – Danny Kimlinger

Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: I’m very excited for this season. With a new coaching staff and one of–if not the biggest– recruiting classes Gustavus baseball has had I am expecting a very fun and successful […]

Season of ups and downs: Men’s Basketball finishes strong after early injuries

Back in early November, the Gustavus Men’s Basketball team had high hopes for their upcoming season, including goals of a MIAC Conference title. Unfortunately, these goals did not become a reality. The team ended their season last week with a […]

Men’s Hockey season in the books

The Gustavus Men’s Hockey team’s season came to a close on Saturday with a 6-3 loss to Hamline. They finished the year with a 6-14-5 record overall and a 5-8-3 record in the MIAC. Although not the season they wanted, […]

A Diseased Big Pharma

Former United States representative Mike Ferguson once observed that “America’s doctors, nurses and medical researchers are the best in the world. But our healthcare system is broken.” I agree with this astute observation. If a politician makes this statement, then […]

Classics Never Go Out of Style

In an age of living dominated by science and technology, people are beginning to put less value in studying classic literature. What is classic literature? Many would argue that it is a piece of poetry, a book, or an article […]

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Welcome to 2016! For people in my class this is a wonderful year of jubilation, thesis writing, capstones, and seminars. As we come to the end of this year it would seem as though commencement is really just about the […]

Dr. Shatki Butler hosts workshop at Gustavus “Understanding White Culture as a 21st Century Leadership Skill”

On February 16, Gustavus welcomed Dr. Shatki Butler to our campus’ Alumni Hall. Dr. Butler is an esteemed facilitator, lecturer, trainer, and activist around race and social justice. Dr. Shatki Butler is the founder and President of World Trust, which […]

Gustavus professor helps open museum exhibit “Sacred Journeys” at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Marcia J. Bunge, Professor of Religion and the Bernhardson Distinguished Chair of Lutheran Studies, was one of eight religious scholars invited to serve as a national advisor for a ground-breaking exhibit on world religions entitled “Sacred Journeys” held at the […]

Campus Safety Report (2/26/16)

Monday, February 15 • Campus Safety responded to a medi- cal assist at the Lund Center. • The Campus Safety Director was notified by a Campus Security Authority of a sexual assault that occurred in 2014. Tuesday, February 16 • […]