Blogs at Gustavus

Swanson and Wieker Lead Men’s Hoops Over St. Olaf

Swanson tallied 31 points on 12-of-18 shooting, including a game-high 12 rebounds, while Wieker shot 10-for-13 for 30 points, marking the first time in recorded team history that two players scored at least 30 points each in the same game. 

Gusties Defeat River Falls in First Battle of Nation’s Top Two Teams

BOX SCORE RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Two of the nation’s top Division III women’s hockey teams met for the first time this season Wednesday night, as the No. 1 Gusties and No. 2 Falcons faced off for the first game of a two-game non-conference series. Despite trailing UW-River Falls 12-10 in shots through the first period, […]

Women’s Basketball Defeats St. Olaf 71-61

The Gustavus women's basketball team rolled to its second straight MIAC victory, defeating St. Olaf 71-61 on Wednesday night. The Gusties improve to 6-1 on the season and 4-1 in conference play.

Senior spotlight: Clara Billings

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer Clara Billings has been a vital member of the Gustavus women’s hockey team since her first year in 2019. Appearing in all 28 games of her first year, Billings finished fourth on the team with nine goals and second on the team with four game winning goals. She led the […]

Men’s Basketball wins on the road

Nyden Hill – Staff Writer This past Saturday, Nov. 26, the Gustavus men’s basketball team traveled to Moorhead to take on the Concordia Cobbers. Going into the contest, the Gusties had a record of 1-3 (1-1), while the Cobbers sat at 1-3 (1-1) and were coming off of a one-game winning streak. With the Cobbers […]

Historic season draws to a close

Parker Burman – Staff Writer The Gustavus Men’s Soccer finished up their season and run in the NCAA Tournament with a 1-0 defeat against the University of Chicago in the Elite Eight. Even though their season ended with a loss, this season was one of the most successful years in program history. It was their […]

Movies from Swank: Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Will Sorg – Entertainment Columnist Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris was a film advertised by the movie theater I worked at over the summer. It was never shown at my theater, but our box office received plenty of phone calls from elderly people asking if the theater was showing it. I had to politely explain […]

The enduring appeal of A Christmas Carol

David Eide – Opinions Columnist A couple weekends ago I had the privilege of attending the opening night of “A Christmas Carol” at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.  The show itself was great and I’d recommend seeing it if you have the opportunity.  However, seeing the familiar story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the three ghosts […]

A picky eater’s guide to “good” food

Cadence Paramore – Editor-in-Chief I’ve been told my entire life that I’m a very picky eater. For example: I love pomegranates but hate grapes and watermelon, I love sushi but hate soy sauce, I love mushrooms and tomatoes but hate cucumbers (they’re literally just water in an unfortunate shape), and many more. So here’s my […]

When hair causes despair

Jonas Doerr – Opinions Columnist I was washing dishes when my roommate looked at me and said, “Jonas, I think you’re going bald!” I was so taken aback I had nothing to say back; I just said, “Okay.” But while I might have appeared calm, I was completely shaken. As soon as I found a […]


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