Parents’ Weekend Movie: Raya and the Last Dragon

by Will Sorg Over Parents’ Weekend, I was able to catch one of the two on-campus showings of the 2021 Disney movie Raya and The Last Dragon. This film is, in many ways, the archetypal modern Disney cartoon, with all the good and bad that entails. On one hand, the dedication and mastery Disney has attained make this movie look and feel incredible. Certain landscape … Continue reading Parents’ Weekend Movie: Raya and the Last Dragon

Swim and Dive hosts alumni meet

Autumn Zierman – Staff Writer The Gustavus Adolphus Men’s and Women’s team opened their practice and pre-competitive season this last Saturday, October 9 in the Lund Center with an intrasquad meet that invited alumni. Alumni and students were invited to partake in either a 50 of each stroke or the 100 IM, or cheer on Gusties old and new from the sidelines. Turnout for the alumni was … Continue reading Swim and Dive hosts alumni meet

Women’s Soccer snaps losing streak

Allison Fajt – Staff Writer A four game losing streak by Gustie women’s soccer was broken by First-year Gabriela Rodriguez on Saturday as she scored with 10:25 minutes left in the game. With the final score 2-1 the team beat the Concordia Moorhead Cobbers in a MIAC game at their home turf. The win leaves the Gusties with a 5-7 record. “During training we push one … Continue reading Women’s Soccer snaps losing streak

Gustie Football runs over St. Scholastica

Brady Boie – Staff Writer Coming off of their first loss of the season, the Golden Gustie football team traveled to Duluth, Minnesota to take on the St. Scholastica Saints. Going into the game, the focus was to take the game at a slower pace and to execute better. “Our focus going into the week was to take it one possession at a time. Last week … Continue reading Gustie Football runs over St. Scholastica

Campus Safety Report (10/8/2021)

Monday, September 20, 2021 Campus Safety took a report of a person seen carrying a street sign down Grace St on Saturday September 18, 2021. Campus Safety responded to a report of a street sign on the ground behind Gibbs Hall. Campus Safety responded to a Medical Assist outside the Carlson Administration Building. Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Campus Safety responded to a medical assist in … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (10/8/2021)

Everything you need to know about the COVID-19 booster

Mel Pardock – Staff Writer As more and more Americans become vaccinated against COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that protection provided by vaccination weakens as time passes and is less likely to work against the Delta variant on its own. With these boosters and improved immune response, people will become even less susceptible to COVID-19 and the Delta variant. “Data from … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the COVID-19 booster

Doug Thompson joins the Gustavus community

Carter Brown – Staff Writer On May 27, 2021, Gustavus got a new addition to the President’s Cabinet; the first vice president (VP) for Equity and Inclusion. Doug Thompson, PhD, introduced himself yesterday on Oct. 6, 2021. A man of values, the very first thing Thompson talked about is family, something he holds very dearly and takes pride in. “One thing I always want people to know … Continue reading Doug Thompson joins the Gustavus community

That’s what I’m walking about: Walktober at the GustieWELL Office

Korri Wojack – Staff Writer This October, as featured on the classic “Once Upon a Potty” posters put up by the PAs in bathrooms all around campus, the GustieWELL Office is focusing on physical and emotional wellness and engagement. “Walktober” is a set of events sponsored by the PAs that give students the opportunity to partake in walks around campus while engaging in mentally stimulating and … Continue reading That’s what I’m walking about: Walktober at the GustieWELL Office