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 Gusties made deep runs in the tournament, but none were as exciting or noteworthy as Junior Briana Hartmann, who won all of her singles matches … Continue reading Gusties compete in ITA Tournament: Hartmann wins singles and earns All-American status
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 started off early for Gustavus as Sophomore Abby Mullenbach scored just over 14 minutes into the match. The rest of the half, however, would remain … Continue reading Women’s soccer defeats St. Olaf: Gusties hold 3-1 record in MIAC play
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 Gusties are currently ranked number 11 in the nation. However the Gusties suffered rare back to back losses to Bethel and eighth ranked Northwestern. Both … Continue reading Volleyball bounces back: Gusties defeat Macalaster after falling in back-to-back games
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 big questions in life: Who am I? What is my purpose? How did I get here? What does it all mean? This is where religion … Continue reading The Structures of Meaning
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 in our age of digital permanence would last forever. Oh, how I was wrong. Indie-rock—the cool music we all should have listened to in high … Continue reading Where did all the good music go?
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 spread throughout college campuses. Don’t let the fear of the flu ruin your fall, but make sure you do simple things to keep your body … Continue reading Winter is Coming
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 town. Nearly twelve years after receiving my first American Girl Doll, my expanded and admittedly obnoxious collection is still on proud display. Just about everyone … Continue reading Are young minds being manipulated?
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 new program, the Public Deliberation and Dialogue initiative. At Gustavus, public discourse is a course where students study practical public argument and apply the concepts … Continue reading Public discourse celebrates a decade
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 medallion was hidden around campus each day of the week by Gustavus Campus Activities Board. On their social media, they posted clues each day and … Continue reading Gusties reign on Homecoming with revelry and celebration
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 Safety responded to the report of a bicycle theft near North Hall. Campus Safety took an injury report at Health Service for a student who … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (9/29/17)