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 conference record of 9-7. The 9-7 conference record earned the team the four-seed heading into the MIAC Playoffs, something the team has not accomplished since … Continue reading Men’s Hockey enters postseason action: Gusties prepare for first tournament appearance since 2014
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, 43.625 on beam and 45.675 on the floor. Sophomore Leah Heilig and Junior Amanda Malo led Gustavus on the vault, sharing second place with scores … Continue reading Gymnastics team struggles continue: Strong individual performances boost team spirit
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 on February 10 after holding a three point lead at halftime. In the second half, the Gusties came out strong and extended their lead to … Continue reading Men’s Basketball season comes to a close: Gusties perform well against No. 3 ranked St. John’s
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? From a young age we were taught, and are still teaching our children, that you must keep up with your classmates, and that if you … Continue reading Are society’s expectations of students too high?
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 a free beach campsite in Costa Rica where I slept in a hammock by the ocean when she said the words I had begun to … Continue reading The problem with millenials’ obsession with travel
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 us in the states, however, we had to deal with the National Broadcasting Company’s horrid commentary and coverage. During the Opening Ceremony, NBC commentators spoke … Continue reading Has NBC ruined the Olympics?
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 years resolutions approximately only 8 percent of people actually follow through with them. Although we are already halfway through February, I believe that people have … Continue reading Resolutions versus reality
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 weeks passed more structures were put up. Semi-permanent buildings can be seen now as well as markings for the future construction site. Nobel Hall has … Continue reading Nobel Hall undergoes renovations this winter: Future science building expected to have advanced labs and facilities and connect to Schaefer Art Center
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 marks the beginning of a year according to the lunar calendar (as opposed to the solar, or Gregorian calendar),” Noah Bich Ngoc Nguyen, senior and … Continue reading Vietnamese Student Association plans Lunar New Year
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 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center, and promises to be a valuable experience for those who attend. “The Minnesota Private College Job … Continue reading Minnesota Private College Career and Internship Fair to be held February 27