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Month: March 2016 | The Gustavian Weekly

Don’t bet on it. Student-athletes and sports wagering

March Madness has arrived, and as most of the nation scrambles to fill out their perfect bracket, a certain group of people has to exercise caution while doing so, NCAA student-athletes. Anytime a student-athlete, competing in any division of the […]

Batter up! New Baseball coaching staff creates a buzz.

Since this time last year, the Gustavus Baseball program has gone through some major changes. Multiple new coaches, including a new head coach, Brad Baker ‘80. With these changes comes a hope to build the Gustavus Baseball team into a […]

Track and Field moves outdoors: But not before some historic individual performances

The Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams recently concluded their indoor winter seasons. Though they did not claim a conference title (which was awarded to St. Thomas), they sent two throwers to the NCAA tournament. One of whom […]

Underage Voting

In 1971, the United States Senate voted in favor of the proposed amendment to lower voting age to 18. In just over two months, which happened to be the shortest period of time for any amendment in U.S. history, the […]

When to Think, When to Act

You sit at a library desk, surrounded by books and ready to undergo the first steps of writing what is sure to be a long and grueling paper. However, outside the window it is a beautiful day and you can […]

Kanye, Trump, and Free Speech

I haven’t had a chance to refute Cameron’s last attempts to take shots at Kanye in The Gustavian Weekly Entertainment portion, but today I will take a bit of a more serious note. A large amount of the conversations that I […]

A Broken Foster System

Everyday, there are countless children who end up on the streets of America. Many are considered runaways, while others simply suffer from very unfortunate circumstances. Half of these children are by themselves, and the others with parents or a guardian […]

Gustavus hosts 2nd annual Chinese Tea Ceremony

Gustavus is a college that desires to get students, staff, and the St. Peter community involved with events on campus, especially with events that promote diversity and opportunities to learn about different cultures. Last Friday, the Pan​Afrikan Student Organization (PASO) […]

Nafisa Farah talks health and more

Somali Activist, Nafisa Farah, will be visiting Gustavus’ campus next Wednesday, March 23, in Confer room 127. This event is open to the Gustavus community to attend. She will speaking about the health and diet of Somalians and the cultural […]

Documentary opens new perspectives: “I Am A Girl”

A typical day starts with sleeping past your alarm, grabbing food in the Caf, and attending class half-asleep, but this is not the typical day for women our age in Afghanistan, Papua New Guinea, Brooklyn, Sydney, and Cameroon.  They wake up […]