Touching Base with Men’s Baseball

Jack Wiessenberger – Staff Writer The baseball season is in full swing, and the Gusties are coming off a hot weekend series that saw them sweep the nationally ranked Johnnies. The team is sitting in third place in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) with an overall record of nine wins and only one loss. The Gusties are setting their sights high for the rest of … Continue reading Touching Base with Men’s Baseball

Reclaim the Throne! – Swim and Dive prepares for final meet of the season.

Jack Wiessenberger – Staff Writer After a tumultuous season, the Gustavus Swim and Dive teams are preparing to get in the water one last time this weekend. The team’s few months of competition have come with more than their fair share of challenges. COVID has provided many obstacles for the team to overcome, and the rival schools of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) have challenged … Continue reading Reclaim the Throne! – Swim and Dive prepares for final meet of the season.

Gustavus fundraises for student benefit

Wednesday November 16th, the Gustavus Advancement office will sponsor the third annual Give To Gustavus Day. All members of the Gustavus community are encouraged to give generously between the hours of 6am and 9pm and share their giving on social media, so as to motivate friends and family to give generously as well and ensure that the college is able to provide a first class … Continue reading Gustavus fundraises for student benefit

Mock the Political System and It Will Mock You Back

One of the more popular topics for people to write and talk about currently is how the political system in the United States has started to take the appearance of a big joke. With people like Donald Trump lasting so long as a frontrunner in the GOP race it’s easy to see why. At the beginning of the semester, Senior Opinion Columnist Logan Boese wrote … Continue reading Mock the Political System and It Will Mock You Back

Legalized Robbery: The Injustice of Civil Asset Forfeiture

The United States of America strives for justice within its borders, yet the government shamelessly allows an injustice against its innocent citizens on a regular basis. Civil Asset Forfeiture is a law under which, even without evidence of a crime, any agency of the Justice Department can seize any and all assets from civilians. This contrasts from Criminal Asset Forfeiture law which allows for the … Continue reading Legalized Robbery: The Injustice of Civil Asset Forfeiture

The Jurassic Park sequel is fun but flawed

In 1993, director Stephen Spielberg and science-fiction author Michael Crichton were responsible for one of the most influential cinematic experiences ever put on the big screen, Jurassic Park. Using a balanced combination of practical effects and CGI that still looks good by today’s standards, the filmmakers were able to bring dinosaurs back to life in a way that no one had ever seen before and … Continue reading The Jurassic Park sequel is fun but flawed