The Gustavian Weekly

Month: February 2018 | The Gustavian Weekly

Men’s Hockey enters postseason action: Gusties prepare for first tournament appearance since 2014

The Gustavus men’s hockey team concluded their regular season last weekend when the squad took on St. John’s on consecutive nights. The team split the MIAC matchups, ending their regular season with an overall record of 10-12-3 and a MIAC […]

Gymnastics team struggles continue: Strong individual performances boost team spirit

The Gustavus gymnastics team lost at home on November 10th, falling to UW Oshkosh 183.425-179.875 at Sponberg Gymnastics Studio. The Gusties did, however, tally a season’s best 46.575 on the vault while also registering scores of 44.000 on the bars, […]

Men’s Basketball season comes to a close: Gusties perform well against No. 3 ranked St. John’s

A tough loss against Bethel University knocked the Gustavus Men’s Basketball team out of the MIAC Playoffs, however the Gusties rallied to finish their season on a high note. The Gusties fell in a tight contest to conference rival Bethel […]

Are society’s expectations of students too high?

Growing up we are told to “dream big” and “work as hard as we can”. Well, what are we supposed to do when that is exactly what we do all of our life and our dreams still don’t come true? […]

The problem with millenials’ obsession with travel

Just after returning from my backpacking gap year trip in Central America, I got coffee with one of my best friends. We caught up, swapping stories from the past five months, and I was just beginning to tell her about […]

Has NBC ruined the Olympics?

On February 9, the Olympic torch was set aflame once again; this time in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The flames were met with extravagant fanfare;  an Opening Ceremony that told the story of South Korea’s history, identity, and global contributions. For […]

Resolutions versus reality

Most people have heard the saying “new year, new me” that generally goes hand in hand with the concept of New Years resolutions. Yes, this is a concept because out of the estimated 80 percent of Americans that make new […]

Nobel Hall undergoes renovations this winter: Future science building expected to have advanced labs and facilities and connect to Schaefer Art Center

As Gusties streamed back to campus in early February after a cold, snowy J-Term and touring break, a new landscape was spotted outside Nobel Hall of Science. Barriers spanned the expanse of the lawns outside of Nobel and as the […]

Vietnamese Student Association plans Lunar New Year

On February 23, students involved in the Vietnamese Students’ Association and Global China Connection are hosting an event for the Lunar New Year. This celebration is to honor the start of the new year based on the lunar calendar. “It […]

Minnesota Private College Career and Internship Fair to be held February 27

On February 27, sophomores, juniors, and seniors from a number of private colleges around the state, including Gustavus, will have the opportunity to attend the Minnesota Private College Career and Internship Fair. This exciting event will be held from 9 […]