The Gustavian Weekly

Day: April 13, 2018 | The Gustavian Weekly

Men’s Tennis competes in California: Gusties improve to 15-8 overall and 4-0 in MIAC play

The No. 7 ranked Gustavus Men’s Tennis team defeated Bethel and Augustana as well as the No. 9 ranked Washington University-St. Louis, improving their record to 13-5 overall and 4-0 in the MIAC. Against a tough singles lineup from Washington […]

Men’s Golf begins spring competition: Gusties place third out of 15 teams at Illinois Wesleyan Invite

While the Master’s were in full swing at Augusta National, the Gustavus Men’s Golf team hit the links to kick off their 2018 spring season. The Gusties traveled to Bloomington, Illinois to compete in the Illinois Wesleyan Invite. Although the […]

An education without the arts is incomplete

For the second year in a row, the President of the United States has proposed the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts. Even though the NEA’s $150 million a year budget is but a tiny fraction of the […]

The long awaited Minnesota spring

This year’s Minnesota winter has dragged on and on, and still continues although spring has already (officially) started. This year the cold weather and gusts of wind (it tends to be pretty Gustie up on the hill) kept me in […]

Exposing “nerdy misogyny” in television

It’s uncanny how many people assume I’m a fan of the  Big Bang Theory  when they learn how much of a fangirl I am. Even more interesting is their surprise when I tell them the exact opposite is actually true. […]

A Guide to Napping

According to an article from the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, only 11 percent of American college students sleep well. Forty percent feel well rested only two days a week. Sleep deprivation is a major problem for […]

Comic (04/13/18) – “Room Draw”

Tales from Abroad – Lauren Casey

Thirteen cities, 13 days, 37 soccer players, one gymnast, and an infinite amount of memories. This’s what my time studying abroad in France for J-term looked like big picture. The program was called “French Sport and Culture,” focusing primarily on […]

Gustie of the Week – Tanner Sonnek

Junior Tanner Sonnek made a splash at swim nationals this week as he represented Gustavus in the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke. Ranked third and fourth in the nation for his two events prior to nationals, Tanner took on the […]