Blogs at Gustavus

Do we have too much music?

Jonas Doerr- Many people think headphones or earbuds are as essential to a good workout as having the right shoes for running or having $100s in your pocket when going to a yacht club. Not that I’ve been to a yacht club, but I would guess they check your pockets for wads of cash beforehand. […]

A yapper’s article about yapping

Raquel Vaughn- I am the most excellent talker you will ever meet. I don’t just mean “making conversation”, I’m talking about yapping. When you can talk, talk, and talk – and still see no end in sight. As soon as I learned what a filibuster was in Eighth Grade U.S. Government class, it’s been my […]

Tattoos belong in the workplace

Houston McLaury- With each day that passes by, multiple aspects of culture are changing. Whether it’s the dialect we use, what’s considered relevant, or fashion sensibilities, all change and morph no matter how often we try to stop it. Yet, one thing that seems to be shifting more and more in our modern day is […]

Softball wins both in doubleheader

Parker Burman- This past weekend, the Gustavus Softball team traveled to Saint Paul to square off with conference rival Hamline for a two-game set. The Gusties would have a great weekend as the offense managed 16 runs to help Gustavus to a pair of victories, moving them to 10-12 on the season but to 4-0 […]

Golfers start their spring season

Kieran Ripken- The Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Golf teams traveled beyond state lines this past weekend for a pair of invitationals. The Men’s team competed at the Illinois Wesleyan Invite in Normal, Illinois, and placed 8th overall, carding a 294-305-599; The Women’s team placed 10th overall at the Wash U Invite in Crescent, Missouri, carding […]

Men’s and women’s tennis continue to play

Zachary Tlusty- The Men’s Tennis team played two games on the 6th: losing to #6 Chicago 2-7 and beating Saint John’s 9-0. Last weekend, April 5th and 6th, The Women’s Tennis team was invited to the Midwest Invite in Madison, Wisconsin. During the weekend, they played multiple nationally ranked opponents and went 1-2 in those […]

What’s the buzz? Cannabis Awareness Week lights up campus for a high student turnout

Katie Samek- The Peer Assistants and the Chemical Health Committee are excited to announce Cannabis Awareness Week, an entire week of activities leading up to April 20 (4/20) as part of a campus-wide initiative to promote & affirm healthy choices surrounding cannabis use. “We are neither condoning nor condemning cannabis use,” said Peer Assistant and […]

Leading Beyond Limits

Elliot Steeves- The annual Gustavus Women in Leadership Banquet will take place on Thursday, April 18th, at 6pm. The event will be held at the prestigious Swedish Institute in St Paul. It was only two years ago that the banquet made its way to this famous location in the heart of the Twin Cities. The […]

Land Back for Indian Tribes

Grace LaTourelle- The 2024 Christenson Lectureship in Politics and Law will take place on Thursday, April 18th, 2024.The lecture is entitled ‘Land Back for Indian Tribes’ and will take place in Wallenberg auditorium at 4:00 p.m. The presentation is free to attend and all students are encouraged to come. Every other year, as part of […]

Junior Megan Lipke’s art installation

Amelia Dewberry- Junior Studio Art / History double major Megan Lipke has created a striking art installation on display in Beck Hall. Lipke found the inspiration for her work on a recent trip to Nairobi, Kenya, to visit her older brother who was volunteering there. While there, Lipke met young children who are addicted to […]