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Month: September 2017 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Swedish Royal Treasurer Jan Lindman visits Gustavus

It isn’t every day that you meet a gentleman whose business card says he’s Keeper of the Privy Purse. When you learn that he is the treasurer to the King of Sweden, you know you’re in special company. In this […]

Nobel Conference aims to answer scientific questions: 53rd annual Nobel Conference meant to focus on reproductive technology

This year, Gustavus will be hosting the 53 Nobel Conference, with this year’s theme focusing on reproductive technology. On October 3 and 4, seven presenters and professors will come to Gustavus from all different backgrounds to talk about their studies […]

Nobel Conference 53: Reproductive Technology: How Far Do We Go?

Jad Abumrad Jad Abumrad is the co-host, founder and producer of NRP’s podcast Radiolab. The podcast is described as “a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.” Abumrad will lecture […]

Managing Mindfulness and Stress on Campus

It’s no secret college can be stressful, however, when that stress becomes too much, Gustavus has options to help. Students in need of immediate help are encouraged to utilize the Counseling Center and the Learn to Live services online. Suffering […]

Fall-ing for Fun Fall Activities

Fall is the most wonderful time of year. Time for apple picking, Hocus Pocus watching, leaves falling and pumpkin everything. Even though it hasn’t exactly felt like fall lately with the heat advisory and weird summer weather, it is officially […]

The Nobel Concert: A Finer Side of Science

Anticipation is in the air as the 53 Annual Nobel Conference is only days away. This year’s Conference “Reproductive Technology: How Far Do We Go?” will focus on the scientific, social, and ethical questions of reproductive technology. One event exploring […]

Gustie of the Week – Daniel Barnes

Funny, caring, and dedicated; the words that junior, Daniel Barnes’ closest friends would use to describe him. Daniel spent most of his upbringing in Lund, Sweden, however, as an eighth grader, he moved to Shanghai, China with his family for […]

Reality TV: Awful for everyone

Reality TV shows have struck a chord with both American and international viewers since 2002 with the first seasons of American Idol and Survivor. Although reality TV has been around since 1950, it wasn’t until the transformation into glitz and […]

Age is scary

Over the years, I’ve heard many people say things such as: “Growing older is an enriching experience; you become wiser, and it is something that you should embrace.” While aging is inevitable, I can tell you right now- it is […]

Support local artists!

Growing up I listened to The Current almost religiously. This is because this was the only station my dad listened to, unless he was in a particularly good mood and let my sister and I listen to Top Hits every […]