Volleyball bounces back

Parker Burman – Staff Writer This past weekend the Gustavus Volleyball team traveled to Dubuque, Iowa to participate in the Loras Invitational. After starting the season off with seven straight wins, they suffered their first defeat of the season which came in the form of a 3-0 sweep by Northwestern before heading to Iowa.  They started their weekend with a hiccup after dropping a match … Continue reading Volleyball bounces back

Men’s golf stays on par

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer This past weekend the Gustavus men’s golf team traveled to Sartell, MN, for the Saint John’s Fall Invite. The Gusties finished second out of 12 teams, behind host, Saint John’s University. The team ended a two-day total of 295-296-591 (+15). “We all just had a lot of fun this past weekend and there was a lot of positive energy. I … Continue reading Men’s golf stays on par

Gustie football falls just short

Nyden Hill – Staff Writer Following their 62-20 win this Sunday versus Buena Vista, the Gustavus football team took the field for the first time at home this season against UW-Stout. It was a warm, sunny day and the stadium was packed, so it looked like the Gusties were primed to keep their momentum going. Things started off strong in the first quarter with an … Continue reading Gustie football falls just short

Movies From The Library: Saló: or The 120 Days of Sodom

Will Sorg – Entertainment Columnist Trigger Warning The following article contains brief mentions of physical and sexual assault and abuse The final film of Italian director Pier Paolo Pasolini is a film that is steeped in controversy. “Saló: or the 120 Days of Sodom” is partially based off of an unfinished novel by Marquis De Sade, the man that inspired the creation of the word … Continue reading Movies From The Library: Saló: or The 120 Days of Sodom

The best seats in the house

Kaylene Kerber – Opinions Columnist The quality of a seat can make or break a student’s ability to focus on a lecture. Your grade is totally dependent on the quality of your sitting within a classroom and you can quote me on that. In order to judge the majority of the classroom chairs I created five categories which include mobility, comfort, aesthetic, functionality and back-crackability. … Continue reading The best seats in the house

What’s the deal with college sports?

David Eide – Opinions Columnist Since the fall sports season is finally starting to kick into high gear, I’ve been thinking a bit about the role sports play in higher education.  I’ve come to realize that sports are such an ingrained part of the college experience these days that we never actually stop to think about how they got that way or what role they’re … Continue reading What’s the deal with college sports?

Garrett Wants to Skunk You And You Should Let Him

Jonas Doerr – Opinions Columnist  One of the most charming people at Gustavus is Assistant Director of Campus Activities Garrett Meier. You may have experienced his dashing smile and impeccable manners at a CAB event around campus or at the Involvement Fair. If not, you’re probably dying to know: “How can I meet this fantastic faculty?” Look no further than Cribbage in the Gustie Den. … Continue reading Garrett Wants to Skunk You And You Should Let Him

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners review

Jacob Engdahl – Opinions Columnist “Cyberpunk,” also called “Cyberpunk 2020,” is a seminal 1989 tabletop RPG that redefined the grim, dystopian, countercultural genre for which it is named. 31 years later, video game developer CD Projekt Red, riding a wave of Cyberpunk revivalism, revamped the original games into the ambitious yet imperfect Video Game “Cyberpunk 2077”. And now, 2 years later, Japanese Anime company Studio … Continue reading Cyberpunk: Edgerunners review

OLAS celebrates national Hispanic Heritage Month

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer OLAS (the Organization for Latin American and Spanish cultures) is a meaningful organization here at Gustavus for many Gusties. OLAS members host many events throughout the year. Senior Ana Martinez Magana is Co-President of OLAS and she shared how the org will be celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place every year from Sept 15 to Oct 15. They … Continue reading OLAS celebrates national Hispanic Heritage Month

A new grassroots campus community

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Gustavus Junior Andrew Mendez and Sophomore Elizabeth Klebs have started an initiative to create a campus community geared toward sexual assault prevention and education. Flyers distributed during the involvement fair last Tuesday call it “A new grassroots campus community initiative to prevent sexual assault”. The flyer goes on to describe the intent of the group: “We want to cultivate a … Continue reading A new grassroots campus community