The Gustavian Weekly


DIY: Caf Creations

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As Gusties, we have been told many times that we have an amazing cafeteria. In January, Niche Rankings gave the Marketplace 4.4 out of 5, giving them a seventh place ranking nationally. Recently, the Caf was featured on a WCCO […]

Women’s Hockey gets back on winning track

The Women’s Hockey team maintained their no. 6 spot in the USCHO ranking poll after their five goal sweep against Augsburg College on Friday night. The Auggies would come better prepared on Saturday, but a late third period goal by First-year Fefenseman Rachel Skoglund would give the Gusties a 2-1 win to take home. The team will host Saint Mary’s University in the Don Roberts Ice Arena on Friday, Jan. 23.

Unique Gustie Traditions

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Traditions are a large part of a Gustavus experience, from traying down Old Main Hill to taking pictures at the Gustavus Entrance sign to eating Frost Your Owns. The traditions we have adapted over the years are something that a […]

Gustavus defeats University of St. Thomas in thrilling MIAC opener

Junior Guard Chad Poppen scored six points in Wednesday’s victoy over the Tommies. Men’s Basketball are now 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC. In the MIAC opener on the Gus Young Court on Wednesday, Dec. 5, the team defeated St. Thomas in a nail-biting 68-65 victory. Junior Guard Gary Cooper tallied fifteen points to become the Gustavus top scorer and  Senior Guard Isaac Tapp finished the game with a perfect free throw record, netting four out of four throws.The team has a busy schedule coming up, with three games within the next week. The next one will be against University of Northwestern on Saturday, Dec. 6.

Walking in a Gustie Wonderland


Snow has started to accumulate around The Hill and the temperature has started to drop, which means it’s time to either curl up in a warm room or make the trek outside to find something to do in the snow […]

Feature Photo: Physics photo from space

The Gustavus Physics Department launched a weather balloon on Friday, Nov. 7. This photo is a screenshot from a video taken on a GoPro camera fixed to the weather balloon. This picture shows a close-up view of the Earth and its atmosphere. The view is from approximately 87,000 feet, just before the balloon burst and fell back to the ground.

Hungry and Homeless in Minnesota


You may have seen dozens of students on campus carrying around sleeping bags and cardboard boxes, and sleeping in hallways this past week. These students, combined with the cardboard signs hanging around campus with homelessness and hunger facts, are raising […]

Yik, Yak, Yuk?: Being anonymous gives students a sense of power that doesn’t always help the community

Students Against Yuk (SAY) are curious to see if students will take away their anonymity and show them their top Yaks for a Frost-Your-Own.

When students are asked “Why did you come to Gustavus?” a common response is “I loved the feeling of community.” It is one of our five core values clearly printed on a pillar in the Evelyn Young Dining Room. What […]

Men’s Soccer heads to National tournament

After defeating Saint John’s 2-0, with goals by Eric Schneider and Patrick Roth, the Men’s Soccer team proceeds to the first round of the NCAA Tournament. They will face Dominican University on Sat. 15 at 7:30 p.m. If successful, the Gusties will play the winner in the game between Loras College and Westminster College on Sunday.

Blast From the Past: A look at pop culture, politics, and Gustavus news from 10 years ago


While friends are posting throwback pictures, reminiscing on the past, we sometimes forget how fast time goes. In 2004, most current college students were in the prime of elementary school, sometimes unaware of the world around them. For example, while […]