Archive for February, 2015

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Senior Spotlight: Jenny Strom

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: Has the season met your expectations so far? A: I am extremely pleased how this season has gone thus far.  I am very happy that our entire women’s team was able to come together to win our sixth straight MIAC conference championship. I […]

Women’s Swim And Dive grabs 6th title

Here at Gustavus, there isn’t necessarily a “men’s” or “women’s” swimming & diving team, as both groups spend an insurmountable amount of time together in and out of the pool, essentially make up one collective team, or as some may say, one family. “As a coach, seeing the amount of caring and trusting and believing […]

Track & Field shrugs off tough start

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field have increasingly depended on individuality in their past seasons. Ten Gustie women and three men were part of the Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference Team last season. With the loss of 16 seniors last year, the season, so far, has not been shaping up to their standards. “Our numbers are down […]

CrossFit enthusiasts defend injury accusations

With the number of gym facilities quadrupling over the last three years, the notion of CrossFit training has most certainly created a buzz within the fitness community. The high intensity exercise program combines almost anything you can think of to improve the speed, agility and cardiovascular endurance of its practitioners. While the exercise routines are […]

The Lost Art of Mr. Capra

Sentimentality is no longer popular. If this unfortunate news has just come to your attention for the very first time, I will try to let you down gently. Sentimentality, in today’s language, has been replaced by corny, cheesy, and other yellow food-like words ending in -y. I guess up until now I was unaware that […]

Mixed Gender Housing On The Horizon?

Some of you may have noticed an email in your inbox with the subject “Room Draw: Mixed Gender Housing Option for 2015-2016.” Most of you probably skimmed over it or just marked it as “read,” which is understandable if it didn’t apply to your interests. However, I think this is an interesting topic and worth […]

Letter to the Editor (2/27/15)

If you haven’t heard about “Female Power Hour” here at Gustavus, you’re in for a treat. An email sent from the Health and Wellness Club to students and faculty gave details of the up and coming weight room segregation hours. Women now have their own times to work out here at Gustavus, and no boys […]

Five Gusties Named To MIAC Women’s Hockey All-Conference Team

BLOOMINGTON, MINN – Five Gustavus Adolphus women’s hockey players were honored by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in its postseason awards that were released Thursday. Seniors Courtney Boucher (Hastings, Minn.) and Carolyn Draayer (Deephaven, Minn.), juniors Allison Eder-Zdechlik (Stillwater, Minn.) and Lindsey Hibbard (Princeton, Minn.) and first-year Erica Power (Lakeville, Minn.) each earned a place on the 2014-15 MIAC All-Conference Team. In addition, […]

What are the BRICS Building?

On February 20,Russia officially ratified the $100 billion BRICS Development Bank agreement. The formation of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Development Bank was agreed on July 15, 2014 and has since caused widespread speculation on what this means for the future of the world economy. Speaking to a group of reporters, Russian […]