Blogs at Gustavus
A reminder that the Gustavus Library has both in person and online resources related to this year’s Nobel Conference! Books by our Nobel speakers are on a display shelf near the front door in the new books area. Additional books on the subject are displayed in the GLA Reading Room. Feel free to check out any that […]
The Library will be holding a huge book sale from Monday, Sept. 26 through Sunday, Oct. 2. Paperback books – 25 cents; Hardcover – 50 cents (with the weekend bringing discount prices). Come in with quarters and leave with books!
The Gustavus women's golf team earned a fifth place finish out of 13 teams at the College City Challenge after turning in a two-round total of 654. St. Catherine took home the title with a score of 641. Mae Meierhenry (Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Morgan Bleyhl (Fy., Elk River, Minn.) both tied for 13th place.
The Gustavus women’s tennis team hosted the 2016 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Tournament this weekend, which featured 30 of the top teams in the region. The Gusties had a good showing in both the singles and doubles draws with four individuals making the final 16 in singles play and one doubles team in the final four.
Through two rounds at the Twin Cities Classic, the Gustavus men’s golf team remains in first place after shooting a 294 in the second round - which was played at the Elk River Golf Course - for a total of 577 (+6), which is three strokes ahead of Saint John’s and five ahead of the University of Manitoba.
The Gustavus men's tennis team completed their first event of the fall campaign this weekend at the Drake Invitational in Des Moines, Iowa. Mohanad Alhouni (Jr., Tripoli, Libya) finished as the runner-up in the Flight 1 singles draw.
What does it take to be the very best, like no one ever was? For some that means excelling in their classes, rising to the top on graduation day. For others it means being exceptional in athletics, leading their team to victories at State, Regionals, and maybe even Nationals. For one growing group of individuals […]
O n Saturday, Sept. 17 a man dressed as a security officer injured several people at the local mall in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. The stabbings happened in several places throughout the mall, including in stores and in common areas. The chief of police identified the man as Dahir Adan, whom had three previous encounters with […]
I want to talk about conspiracy theories. In its simplest form, a conspiracy theory is an idea put forward by a person who notices rationally irrational behavior and tries to figure out what the hell is going. Hold on, that’s not what we’ve been told, right? Aren’t conspiracy theorists old, wacky guys who […]
Diedre McCloskey Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communcation at the University of Illinois at Chicago McCloskey’s work has varied from technical economics and statistical theory to transgender advocacy. McCloskey has authored 16 books and nearly 400 articles in her many fields! John List Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the Chairman of the […]