The Gustavian Weekly


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 […]

Gustie of the Week

While in Nepal, Megan helped deliver a baby who would be named after her.

Since transferring to Gustavus in the spring of her sophomore year, Megan has become a role model to many. For others, she has become a hero. Megan found herself driving home every weekend during her time at the College of […]

The good, the bad, and the underrated

Blood and gore? Superheroes and bad actors? Claymation sheep? The films of summer 2015 had it all.

After hours of buying overpriced tickets and stuffing my face with popcorn this summer, I’ve decided what summer movie reigns superior, what movie isn’t worth renting, and what movie didn’t get the credit it deserved. Mad Max Fury Road marked […]

Jupiter Ascending descends into dissapointment

Despite having a strong cast of well known actors, the film fell short in quality and writing.

Like M. Night Shamylan, the Wachowski Brothers have arguably hit their peak too early in their career, and have not succeeded in gaining that former glory since. To be fair, their peak came in the form of The Matrix, one […]

Gustavus Ensembles fill the hill with music

Featuring six ensembles of various woodwind instruments, The Woodwind Chamber Ensemble Concert works to create a memorable performance. Along with BrassWorks, the yearly concert is a combination of all pieces rehearsed by each ensemble. The Woodwind Chamber Ensemble will consists […]

Choir of Christ Chapel brings it home

After their Minnesota tour and plenty of rehearsal time, the Choir of Christ Chapel is going to perform their 2015 Home Concert.

The school year is coming to a close and many Gusties are preparing concluding projects and performances, including the Choir of Christ Chapel. The Choir will be performing its 2015 Home Concert after going on a short tour in Minnesota. […]

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Kory Kolis

Kory is enjoying success after four years of hard work. One of his art pieces is featured in the Hillstrom Museum and was purchased by Gustavus.

While many would struggle to find any relation between Biology and Studio Art, senior Kory Kolis is a testament to the liberal arts education as he’s taken an interest in both. He’s found his own way to contribute to the […]

Discovery of Self combines forms of visual art

The senior honor project focuses on finding and expressing oneself.

Discovery of Self, taking place this weekend, is a Dance Honors Project providing an extraordinary combination of visual arts and dance. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance, The Discovery of Self is Jordan Bergman’s senior honor project. For […]

Life of WWII hero recognized in historical thriller

The film includes talented actors like Charles Dance and Benedict Cumberbatch.

The Imitation Game was one of the notable films of 2014 thanks to the number of nominations it received, particularly from the Academy Awards. Even though the film did not win much, this recognition brought the film more attention. The […]

Swedish Artist-In-Residence shares work and wisdom

Aase Berg spoke at the Melva Lind Interpretive Center on April 22.

Q: What was your role in the Surrealistförlaget group? A: It’s called The Surrealist Group of Stockholm (Surreslistgruppen I Stockholm). I wasn’t one of the founding members, but I joined them in an early state. We did a lot of […]