Gustavus is bigoted

Cadence Paramore – Editor-in-Chief If you’re an avid reader of the Weekly, or even if you just enjoy perusing the opinion section and occasionally filling out a puzzle or two in entertainment, you probably saw our opinion piece on the ‘chalk wars’ that happen each semester.  If you didn’t, the chalk wars are a fight reduced down to passive-aggressive messages in chalk located in front … Continue reading Gustavus is bigoted

Horror movies make better students

Jonas Doerr – Opinions Columnist The truck stops running. The teens pile out, wondering what’s wrong. They’re out of gas and have to walk to a dark, candlelit farmhouse. Suddenly, a chainsaw revs up. The teens scream and scatter into the woods! Sometimes I wonder why people watch horror movies. The plots are sometimes predictable, they can be gross, and we all get enough horror … Continue reading Horror movies make better students

Excitement grows as Christmas in Christ Chapel rehearsals begin

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This past Sunday, Oct. 30, marked the beginning of mass rehearsals for Christmas in Christ Chapel, often referred to as C in CC. These mass rehearsals consist of the three choirs on campus: the Gustavus Choir, the Lucia Singers, and The Choir of Christ Chapel. These three ensembles came together in Bjorling Recital Hall to begin preparations for this signature … Continue reading Excitement grows as Christmas in Christ Chapel rehearsals begin

Gustie of the Week: Bela Larsen

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Senior Isabela “Bela” Larsen came to Gustavus for the community and stayed for it, too. “I knew a couple of people already going into my freshman year here on campus. That made me feel more secure, knowing that I had someone to rely on or ask questions or just to guide me,” Larsen said.  Looking back, one of the most … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Bela Larsen

Gustavus fall theatre production Tragedy: A Tragedy by Will Eno

Kaitlyn Doolittle – Staff Writer The Gustavus Theatre and Dance Department is gearing up for their first theatrical production of the 2022-2023 academic year. TRAGEDY: A Tragedy by Obie awarding-winning Will Eno will be directed by associate Theatre and Dance professor, Henry MacCarthy.   The premiere night took place in the Rob and Judy Gardner Laboratory Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 3, and more performances will follow … Continue reading Gustavus fall theatre production Tragedy: A Tragedy by Will Eno

Compassion seeks its way back onto campus

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer A Town Hall Conversation on The Compassion Initiative will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in the Saint Peter Room. This community conversation will be led by Junior Kate Dario. The Town Hall Community Conversations is a new event series as of last year and is sponsored by the Division for Equity and Inclusion. … Continue reading Compassion seeks its way back onto campus

The vote is in: general election races

Colin Maiwurm – Staff Writer With Election Day coming up on Tuesday, November 8th, many may be wondering what this means for them. Since it is only the general election, many tend to overlook it and believe that it truly does not matter. While it may not be as big as the presidential election, the general election does still play a major role in everyone’s … Continue reading The vote is in: general election races

GAC can chalk the chalk, but can it walk the walk?

Mel Pardock – Staff Writer Within the past few weeks, there has been quite a stir around campus in relation to the chalking events of the week of Oct. 17. It is no secret that this has been a hot discussion topic, as it has even been discussed in this paper multiple times, and Gusties are hearing very contradictory narratives surrounding the chalking incident and … Continue reading GAC can chalk the chalk, but can it walk the walk?

Gustie volleyball wins ninth in a row

Parker Burman – Staff Writer Last weekend the Gustavus volleyball team faced off in a home match against Hamline. Heading into the game, the Gusties had an eight game win streak and were 6-0 in conference play. Their 12th 3-0 sweep of the season secured yet another win, pushing their win streak to nine games and keeping them undefeated in conference play. In the first … Continue reading Gustie volleyball wins ninth in a row