The Gustavian Weekly

Month: September 2017 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gusties compete in ITA Tournament: Hartmann wins singles and earns All-American status

The Gustavus Women’s tennis team was in action last weekend for the Fall Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Tournament. The event was hosted here in St. Peter and featured competitors from 30 of the top teams in the Midwest Region. Numerous […]

Women’s soccer defeats St. Olaf: Gusties hold 3-1 record in MIAC play

The Gusties went 2-1 this past week, beating UW-Stout 2-1, falling to St. Thomas 2-0, and defeating St. Olaf 3-1. The Golden Gusties won a 2-1 contest against the University of Wisconsin-Stout, pushing their overall record to 5-1-1. The scoring […]

Volleyball bounces back: Gusties defeat Macalaster after falling in back-to-back games

So far this season, the defending MIAC champion Gustavus volleyball team has compiled 14 total wins and has only been defeated three times, while holding a 3-1 record in MIAC conference play. With a strong overall record of 14-3, the […]

The Structures of Meaning

As humans, we have a psychological need to answer the big questions in life: Who am I? What is my purpose? How did I get here? What does it all mean? As humans, we have a psychological need to answer the […]

Where did all the good music go?

Father Time certainly waits for no one and spares no victims. Our pets, beloved—and not so beloved—family members, and weird dudes you met in high school all eventually get old and fade away. I always thought that the nonmaterial things […]

Winter is Coming

Fall has officially started! Which means it’s time for: sweaters, pumpkin spice, falling leaves, and crisp mornings, it’s also the start of flu season. For those who don’t know the flu (influenza virus) is a common virus that is easily […]

Are young minds being manipulated?

Looking back on the glory days of childhood, there appeared to be an impressive amount of toys to tempt and occupy one’s time. My days were spent in the midst of either a Barbie explosion or a surprisingly detailed Playmobil […]

Public discourse celebrates a decade

The Communication Studies Department hosted an alumni and student event and brunch called PD BDAY this past Saturday during homecoming festivities. PD BDAY was the ten-year anniversary celebration of the launch of Public Discourse, and for the launch of a […]

Gusties reign on Homecoming with revelry and celebration

This past weekend, alumni from far and wide returned to the Hill for The Great Gustie Gathering! Events occurred throughout the week, culminating with the final homecoming events on Saturday. On Monday, the hunt began for the Homecoming Medallion. A […]

Campus Safety Report (9/29/17)

Tuesday, September 19 Campus Safety responded to a suspicious circumstance n the Arboretum lot on College grounds. A student was found sleeping in their vehicle. Wednesday, September 20 Carpet was found damaged by an unidentified substance. Thursday, September 21 Campus […]