How to respond to racially tense situations: GAC sparks dialogue

Colin Maiwurm – Staff Writer As Thanksgiving break approaches, there are a few events happening to send everyone off. One of these events approaches responding to racially tense situations in the classroom. This event will be taking place on Friday, Nov.18th from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The presenter of this event is Stephanie Gandy who is an artist, activist, and educator in the Twin … Continue reading How to respond to racially tense situations: GAC sparks dialogue

Gustavus moving forward: indigenizing institutions

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer As part of Native American Heritage Month, guest speaker Taylor Rose Payer will be giving the talk “Indigenizing Institutions” at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, in the President’s Dining Room. The event is open to the public and is sponsored by the National Endowment for The Humanities and The President’s Council on Indigenous Relations (PCIR). Taylor Rose Payer is … Continue reading Gustavus moving forward: indigenizing institutions

Volleyball victorious again

Parker Burman – Staff Writer This weekend the number 14 ranked Gustavus volleyball team hosted conference rival St. Olaf for a chance at the 2022 MIAC Championship. In the regular season the only match for the Gusties that went all five sets was against St. Olaf, so destiny had the championship going the same way. After the final point had been scored, the Gusties were … Continue reading Volleyball victorious again

Swimming dives back into action

Matthew Olson – Staff Writer The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams opened their season Saturday at home against UW-Stevens Point and MSU-Mankato. The Gustie men defeated UW-Stevens Point 160-157, while the Gustie women lost to the Pointers 175-144 and the Mavericks 238-79. Junior Matt Strom led the way for the men by winning the 200 free in 1:46.60 and the 500 free … Continue reading Swimming dives back into action

Women’s hockey starts off hot

Nyden Hill – Staff Writer This past Friday, the Gustavus women’s hockey team took the ice in their contest against Lake Forest. For just their second game and home game of the season, Gustie fans turned out in full support, totaling 488 in attendance.  “After we come out and look up into the stands, it really motivates us so much because we have so many … Continue reading Women’s hockey starts off hot

Movies From Swank: Lucy

Will Sorg – Entertainment Columnist Gustavus’ free streaming service Swank has a lot of incredible movies in its library. Lucy is not one of them. Lucy is a 2014 science fiction action film that believes with its entire soul that it is a good movie. Written and directed by Luc Besson and starring Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, and Korean superstar Choi Min-Sik, Lucy is a … Continue reading Movies From Swank: Lucy

How to raise a newspaper from the dead

Kaylene Kerber – Opinions Columnist Thank you to the three readers who happen to read my articles. I know it’s probably because you know me in some capacity, but your devotion is still honorable. That’s the problem though: The Gustavian Weekly is an afterthought for many students. How does a newspaper stay relevant in a time with Yik Yak and the Fourth Crown? If students … Continue reading How to raise a newspaper from the dead

Everyone is Wrong

Jonas Doerr – Opinions Columnist  Behind the Minnesota Nice don’t-rock-the-boat you-have-your-way-I’ll-have-mine mindset prevalent here, there lurks something awful. Something dastardly. Something, shall I say, ignominious.  People disagree. There. I said it. If you disagree, well, you proved me right. While we might not be so bold as to tell each other face-to-face, sometimes we have dissenting opinions about matters as trivial as the best sports … Continue reading Everyone is Wrong

Fall concert preview

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Those on campus this weekend will have the opportunity to attend concerts, concerts, and more concerts.  Instrumental ensembles on campus will be showcasing their fall concerts this weekend, including: Gustavus Symphony Orchestra (GSO), Gustavus Wind Orchestra (GWO), Gustavus Wind Symphony (GWS), Gustavus Chamber Winds (GCW), Gustavus Jazz Ensemble (GJazz), Adolphus Jazz Ensemble (AJazz), as well as Vocal Jazz Ensemble and … Continue reading Fall concert preview