Gustie of the Week: Eric Johnson

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This week’s Gustie of the Week is known for his enthusiasm, energy, dedication to his passions, and his wide array of talents. He is a part of the Gustavus choir, sings in G-sharp (an independent singing group on campus), works as a tutor in the Philosophy department, and leads worship for the Chaplain’s Office. Senior Eric Johnson is a proud … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Eric Johnson

Welcoming back a friendly face

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer The recent departure of the previous Chapel Choir director allowed Gustavus to welcome a familiar face back to campus: Professor Samuel Grace. Grace is the new Chapel Choir Director and is calling Gustavus home again after graduating in 2011. Throughout the past ten years Grace has continued his education, obtaining his Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, … Continue reading Welcoming back a friendly face

Protégé Power: A Roadmap to Mentorship

Mel Pardock – Copy Editor and News Writer Gustavus Women in Leadership is an organization on campus that, (according to their website) “inspires all women to advocate for themselves, live purposefully and create opportunities for future generations.” This year they are presenting a new speaker series entitled “Leverage your Resources”. The first installment of this series is “Protégé Power: A Roadmap to Mentorship,” which will … Continue reading Protégé Power: A Roadmap to Mentorship

Lund Center stirs up an active conversation

Colin Maewurm – News Writer As one semester ends, another one begins. With the opening of the new Lund Center wing, some new policies followed suit. Lund Center is home to most of the indoor exercise facilities. This includes the basketball courts, ice rink, swimming pool, weight room, cardio area, along with multiple rooms that people can reserve for activities. While all students and faculty … Continue reading Lund Center stirs up an active conversation

Gustie Volleyball Ends NY Trip with a W

Emma Esteb – Sports Writer The Gustavus volleyball team traveled to Ithaca, New York, this past Friday, September 2 to compete at the Bomber Invintational. While touring the Empire State the Gusties faced off against SUNY Geneseo, Swarthmore College, and Ithaca College. The team went undefeated and battled with tight scores and close sets. The Gusties started the trip out strong with a three set … Continue reading Gustie Volleyball Ends NY Trip with a W

How to Stay Active in College

Brady Boie – Sports and Fitness Editor Let’s face it- the “Freshman Fifteen” is not a myth. In fact, studies would indicate that there is more truth to it than not. A recent UGA study found that freshmen gain about eight pounds in their first year of college.  There are a lot of factors that play into that reality: eating food exclusively from the cafeteria, … Continue reading How to Stay Active in College

Football Rolls in Season Opener

Parker Burman – Sports Writer The Gustavus football team once again started off their season in Iowa for a showdown with Buena Vista University. Last year, the Gusties started off with a bang in an 80-58 victory which tied a Division lll record for most combined regulation points. Hoping to have that same high powered offense, the Gusties were confident entering their first game of the … Continue reading Football Rolls in Season Opener

Movies From The Library: Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Will Sorg – Entertainment Writer One of the greatest challenges modern science fiction has had to face is the deluge of mediocrity that plagues the genre. There are hundreds of sci-fi films that offer nothing beyond sterile visuals and flat characters, plopped into whatever formulaic situation the filmmakers came up with seemingly on a weekend, which is why it is so genuinely wonderful to see … Continue reading Movies From The Library: Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2