Calendar (5/10/13)

The Calendar Page is considered editorial. The opinions expressed herein are not the opinions of The GusTavian Weekly, but rather the words on the Rosetta Stone. Language scholars were really bummed when this was all it said. Friday, May 10 Dances of Universal Peace: Heritage Room 6:30 p.m. It’s a reenactment of when the French, German, British, and American soldiers did the Macarena together on Armistice … Continue reading Calendar (5/10/13)

Campus Safety Report (5/15/13)

Monday, April 29 •A Gustavus employee reported that student garbage was dumped at the Daycare facility at Arbor View apartments. •Campus Safety responded to a medical assist in Lund Center. •Campus Safety responded to suspicious activity in the Arboretum parking lot. Two students were charged with a College policy violation and a weapons policy violation for possession of a paint gun. Tuesday, April 30 •Two … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (5/15/13)

MAYDAY! conference in perspective

As one of the most notably recognized Supreme Court decisions, Roe v. Wade served as the topic of this year’s MAYDAY! Peace Conference. This year’s theme reflected on the decision made forty years ago and the relevant topics surrounding that decision today. The 33rd Annual Peace Conference was held on Thursday, May 2, 2013. The event began with a welcoming ceremony in Christ Chapel with … Continue reading MAYDAY! conference in perspective

Night of Distinction celebrates student excellence

As part of Honors Day weekend, Night of Distinction was held Sunday, May 5 to recognize and award the leadership, service, and achievement of individual students, groups and organizations. Groups that received recognition at Night of Distinction included: Student Conduct Board, Peer Assistants, Ambassadors, Fraternities and Sororities, Center for Servant Leadership, Gustie Greeters, Diversity Center, Collegiate Fellows, and Student Senate. Sophomore Biochemistry Major Daniel Ly … Continue reading Night of Distinction celebrates student excellence

Diversity Awards Banquet

Held on May 18th, the Gustavus Diversity Center will be hosting its annual Diversity Banquet Awards in Alumni Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  This event is held in part to recognize the on-going efforts and accomplishments of students, faculty/staff members, and a campus event that embody and exemplify the values of diversity at Gustavus. The semi-formal banquet will feature music, dance and food … Continue reading Diversity Awards Banquet

Nicky Sparks does it again! Only this time, it’s diff—

—oh wait, it’s exactly the same If you have any experience with Nicholas Sparks’ work, and have somehow not seen or read Safe Haven, simply retrace the plotlines of each and every other story of his, and you’ll match it up with his newest film adaptation of yet another of his monotonous novels. While I have had the rather dull pleasure of reading only one … Continue reading Nicky Sparks does it again! Only this time, it’s diff—

Gustie of the Week: Paget Pengelly

Named after a small parish community in Bermuda, Paget has found her calling and is making big waves at Gustavus. Paget was raised in Bermuda, her dad’s hometown before moving to Minnesota when she was in second grade. After playing softball in high school, she decided to follow a path that was forming in front of her as she journeyed through her first year at … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Paget Pengelly

Firethorne release party

The 2013 Spring issue is the color edition of the bi-yearly student published journal, which features a 16 page spread of full-color art pieces. It features short-stories, poetry, photography, paintings, and sculptures, all submitted by Gustavus students. At 7 p.m. May 17 in the Courtyard Caf, everyone is invited to listen to the readings and descriptions of people’s works while enjoying some nice refreshments. Copies … Continue reading Firethorne release party

Senior art show in Hillstrom will give Art Attack

Art is not an easy creation for some people. It can require inspiration and a passion for the media you are working with. But for Senior Art Studio Majors Leif Erik Estenson, Karl Brudvig, Miranda Bickett, Olivia Thao Nguyen, See Thor, and Margit Bren, art is their passion. These six seniors have had their art work juried by the faculty of the art department and … Continue reading Senior art show in Hillstrom will give Art Attack