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Month: November 2018 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Research on Botswana economy shared in lecture

Gustavus hosted speaker Hilary Chart in Confer Hall for a talk on Botswana and Capitalism at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 8. Chart is a sociocultural anthropologist and professor at Macalester College in St. Paul. She has an interest in […]

Gustie of the Week: Alexis Sienczak

Alexis Sienczak is a senior Geography and Biology double major. Besides being heavily involved on campus in a large number of organizations, Sienczak organized the Minnesota River Biosphere conference.  This conference, which took place on Nov. 14, is part of […]

Gustie of the Weekly: Meghan Gallagher

Meghan Gallagher is a cheerful and well-rounded senior in the class of 2019 who is double majoring in Spanish and LALACS.  She appreciates how these two areas of study really worked well together, and how language can be used to […]

What’s the Weekly Thankful For?

Advice for the Floundering First-Year (11/16/18)

Dear first-years, We all have heard about the “freshman fifteen” and know that, because we are away from home and now have free reign over what we eat, it is common to gain a little weight. Well, first let me […]

Tired from all the negative news

At this point both in the year and in the semester, everyone is facing some level of burnout. The constant barrage of negativity coming from our phones and the TV can become so overwhelming that we just want to shut […]

The great parking spot dilemma

Being a student at Gustavus teaches us important skills such as how to write, think critically, read, and solve problems. While we all have become very good at using these skills, the one thing they seem to never easily help […]

Pondering about pets

It’s getting colder outside, and with that chill in the air, many people here on campus are likely to be missing home. Alongside that homesickness that we face, is another wave of sadness for pet owners. It’s easily agreed that […]

Men’s hockey begins its season: Gusties hold record of 2-3-1 after the first few weeks of play

Senior Colton Schmidt controls the puck during a game at Don Roberts Ice Rink. After the first few weeks of the 2018-2019 season the Gusties currently hold an overall record of 2-3-1.

Last season, the Gusties finished second in the MIAC after a three-year playoff drought.  The team also closed out with four of their players receiving awards, with Senior Chris Amsden taking All-Conference, and the Sophomore trio of Robbie Goor, Will […]

Gusties fall to Mayville State in season opener: Men’s Basketball looks for leadership among the team

First-year Nolan Malo makes an inside pass during the season opener against Mayville State. The Gusties enter MIAC play against Hamline Nov. 28.

A fierce first half battle deteriorated into a sizeable second half defeat for the Gusties this past Saturday in Lund Arena as they fell 93-68 to the Mayville State Comets.  The lopsided final score disguises how competitive the first half was, […]