The Gustavian Weekly

Month: April 2016 | The Gustavian Weekly

Freshman Phenoms: Hensch and Curtis tackle Track and Field

Whether it’s Division 1 or Division 3, anytime a freshman comes in and makes an impact for a varsity sport, it’s a special achievement. To do it for not one, but two sports is an entirely more difficult feat. Just […]

Women’s Golf doing wonderfully

The Gustavus Adolphus College Women’s Golf team started in second place after the first round of the Minnesota State University, Mankato Spring Invite that was played at Bunker Hills Golf Course. The Gusties scored a 320 in the first round, […]

Women’s Tennis: Teamwork key as the Gusties eye a MIAC Championship

After a very strong start to the spring season, the Gustavus Women’s Tennis team hopes to continue and build on their success throughout the rest of the season. The team is currently undefeated in conference play, with a record of […]

Mourning Celebrities

Coping with death is never easy. At one point in our lives, everyone will experience losing someone close to them. A person who has lost a loved one will often feel sad and may face depression. This is inevitable. These […]

Student (Over)Involvement

From the beginning of their first day on campus, college first-years hear the mantra “get involved in student organizations.” They hear it from their greeters, professors, and even their friends who start getting into organizations to occupy their time. Yet […]

Education or Exploitation?

Didn’t get the room assignment you wanted? Still on campus as a senior? Thank capitalism, not Charlie Potts. The price of higher education has skyrocketed and enrollment is down. The college degree we are chasing in our four years at […]

Gusties gather for TEDx Conference

Saturday April 23, 2016 Gustavus hosted its third annual TEDx conference. TEDx derives its name from the TED organization, which began in 1984 and gets its acronoymous name from the intersection of technology, entertainment, and design. In comparison to TED […]

Another Gustie accepts Scholarship: Omega Kappa Joey Wiley wins FulBright

Another Gustie has won the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, Senior Joey Wiley. He is part of a group of about fifteen Gusties that have won the scholarship in previous years. Fulbright scholar, Dr. Rosemarie Mwaipopo, visited Gustavus for the 2015-16 school […]

Campus Safety Report (4/29/16)

Monday, April 18 • Campus Safety responded to suspected drug violation in Sohre Hall. One student was referred to the campus conduct system for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Tuesday, April 19 • Campus Safety responded to a medical assist […]

Fraternity hosts 3rd annual Africa Jam Concert

As  part of Greek Life, each fraternity and sorority aims to make a difference either here at Gustavus or through a philanthropy. This weekend Omega Kappa Fraternity will be hosting their philanthropic event: the third annual Africa Jam Charity Concert. […]