Mahkato Wacipi powwow returns for 50th celebration

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer More than 50 Gustavus students and faculty attended the 50th Annual Mahkato Wacipi on Friday, Sept 16 at Dakota Wokiksuye Makoce (Land of Memories Park) in Mankato. Tickets and busing were provided by Gustavus for the first day of the Wacipi. However, the ticket, which was a button, was good for the entire weekend if students wanted to return on … Continue reading Mahkato Wacipi powwow returns for 50th celebration

Gustavus soccer shines bright

Nyden Hill – Guest Writer Following their successful 2021 campaign last fall, the Gustavus men’s soccer team opened their season Saturday, September 1, against the Wartburg Knights. While that match ended in a draw, the team followed up with a pair of strong performances against Lake Forest and St. Norbert before tying again at Bethany Lutheran. With this strong start to their season in mind, … Continue reading Gustavus soccer shines bright

Women’s golf weathers the storm

Parker Burman – Staff Writer The Gustavus Women’s golf team spent last weekend down in Waverly, Iowa, for the Wartburg Fall Invitational. Playing at Prairie Links Golf Course, the Gusties looked to start off the year with a strong performance. Gustavus finished in twelfth place out of the 22 teams that had competed in the two-day event. The top individual performances for Gustavus came from … Continue reading Women’s golf weathers the storm

Cross country cruises to third

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer The Gustavus men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Hamline Invitational this past Friday September 9. Both the men’s and women’s teams took home third place, with the men competing against six other teams and the women competing against ten other teams. It was a very close race between Gustavus and Macalster for the men’s with Macalster taking … Continue reading Cross country cruises to third

Friday Night Fright: Nope

Will Sorg – Entertainment Writer Last Friday the Campus Activities Board at Gustavus showed Jordan Peele’s newest film Nope. Due to rain, the film was moved to the Lund Center, which is truly a shame. Had the weather cooperated, the horror film, which is set almost entirely outside, would’ve been a perfect fit for a showing in the Arb. The genius of Nope is that … Continue reading Friday Night Fright: Nope

The comforts of Community versus the chaos of Rick and Morty

Kaylene Kerber – Opinions Writer There probably isn’t much I can say about Community and Rick and Morty that hasn’t been said before. The differences between these shows aren’t hard to come by; There is very little overlap between their messages, mediums, and fan bases. Except the fact that they were created by the same man: Dan Harmon. Community inspires in unconventional ways. The characters … Continue reading The comforts of Community versus the chaos of Rick and Morty

So what’s the deal with Slingshot anyways?

David Eide – Opinions Writer Returning students this year will have noticed major changes when it comes to how we receive our textbooks for courses.  For new Gusties who never used the original system, previously Gusties purchased individual textbooks directly from the Book Mark. Now, Gusties pay a lump sum based on the number of credits and receive all their books from Slingshot.  I’ve heard … Continue reading So what’s the deal with Slingshot anyways?

Gusties shine in local band

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Gustavus Senior Joseph Weckwerth has seen his band, Let’s Be Kids, through many phases as far back as middle school.  The three-piece band has its roots in the classic rock cover band Weckwerth started in seventh grade, a time where students are beginning to pick up instruments and getting started with music. Weckwerth and Let’s Be Kids’ bassist, Jonathan Kraemer, … Continue reading Gusties shine in local band