Gusties make a splash at Pioneer Classic

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer The Gustavus men’s and women’s swim team traveled to Grinnell, Iowa for the Grinnell Pioneer Classic on Saturday, Dec. 3. Both the men’s and women’s team took home first place with the men claiming the title for the fifth consecutive season with 947 points and the women winning for the second straight title with a score of 982. “I think … Continue reading Gusties make a splash at Pioneer Classic

Women’s basketball dominates Macalester

Nyden Hill – Staff Writer  This past Saturday, the Gustavus women’s basketball team took on the Macalester Scots at home in St. Peter.  Going into the matchup, the Gusties looked to bounce back as they were coming off of their only loss of the season to Concordia on Nov 26. “Obviously it was a tough loss to Concordia on Saturday, so this entire week practices … Continue reading Women’s basketball dominates Macalester

Women’s hockey still top dog

Parker Burman – Staff Writer This past weekend the Gustavus women’s hockey team traveled to Winona to face off with conference rival Saint Mary’s. Over the past four years the Gusties and the Cardinals have tied in every matchup and this year’s team looked to break that streak. They did just that in a dominating 3-0 victory with all three goals coming via the power … Continue reading Women’s hockey still top dog

Movies from Swank: A Love Song

Will Sorg – Entertainment Columnist Gustavus’ streaming service Swank has a genuinely impressive library of 2022 movies. There’s a ton of big releases on there right now, from Jurassic World to Nope, but equally impressive is its selection of smaller films from this year. A Love Song premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year and is the feature film debut of Max Walker-Silverman. It … Continue reading Movies from Swank: A Love Song

My struggle with My Struggle

Clare Greeman – Opinions Columnist As the semester shudders to an end, I have been attempting to finish my months-long mission of completing Karl Ove Knausgård’s My Struggle book sextet. In Norwegian, its original language, it sounds much like Hitler’s genocide manual, but to English readers it is simply that: the struggle of a man. Knausgård undergoes no particular hardship, at least none in the … Continue reading My struggle with My Struggle

Winter, friend or foe?

David Eide – Opinions Columnist As I’ve previously stated in this column, fall is and remains my favorite season.  However, I also have an appreciation for the other seasons, particularly winter.  Unlike with fall, my relationship with the coldest of the seasons is a bit more complicated than pure affection, as I also have to consider both the eerie beauty and the biting cold at … Continue reading Winter, friend or foe?

Demystifying the overinvolved Gustie

Gabrielle Lavan – Opinions Columnist We’ve all heard of it, the myth of the “Over-Involved Gustie”. We’ve heard it from professors, from peers, and from faculty. Maybe some of us have even heard it from our therapists in the Counseling Center. No matter where you’ve first heard the term, the mystical Over-Involved Gustie is not something made of myth. Meaning, you won’t merely be hearing … Continue reading Demystifying the overinvolved Gustie

It’s free. So why aren’t we using it?

Jonas Doerr – Opinions Columnist On the few occasions I’ve eaten fondue, I sometimes wonder what it would be like to stick my head in the fountain and have that warm, gooey chocolate flowing directly into my mouth. But then I realize I’d get chocolate all over my face, choke, and generally look like a doofus.  Reading the news feels like sticking your head in … Continue reading It’s free. So why aren’t we using it?

Chef’s Corner

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer The Kitchen Cabinet is an organization on campus that is composed of students and employees. This group seeks to informally advise the Dining Service Director on how the Dining Service can continue to deeply serve the educational mission of Gustavus. The Kitchen Cabinet meets monthly to address the questions, concerns, and opportunities the Dining Service faces as it creates meals … Continue reading Chef’s Corner

Gustie of the Week: Gabriela Passmore

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer Gabriela Passmore graduated from Gustavus in 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in English with a writing emphasis. She was involved in cross country and track and field, the track and field choir, and was a lead copy editor for the Gustavian Weekly. Even though her time as a student on the hill has ended, she hasn’t gone far. Passmore is … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Gabriela Passmore