Archive for October, 2015

Issue 6

Part 1 – Part 2

Men’s Hockey Begins Tryouts

Last season, the Men’s Hockey team did not make it to playoffs after they fell to Bethel. Their record did not meet their standards, tying in 7 of their 25 games. Many of their star players suffered injuries that took them out for the majority of the season. This season there are only two seniors […]

Women’s Cross Country eyes MIAC meet

The Gustavus Women’s Cross Country team’s season is quickly wrapping up with only one invite, conference, and nationals left. Head Coach Dale Bahr briefly recapped the season. “We were second at the River Falls meet behind Carleton who is ranked in the nation. We ran very well there and put together a good race as […]

Women’s Tennis Wraps Up Fall Season

The Gustavus Women’s Tennis team has enjoyed their rather short fall season. The fall season consisted of some practices, a few weekend trips, and a Midwest Regional Championship meet which was hosted here at Gustavus. There have been multiple highlights throughout the short season. The team has only participated in a handful of competitions this […]

Senior Spotlight – Lindsey Hibbard

Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: To win the MIAC and to play our best hockey by the end of the season. The biggest thing we need to work on is consistency when it comes to playing easier teams. We have a tendency to play down to their level instead of playing […]

Mental Illness Doesn’t Carry a Gun

World Mental Health Awareness Day was held last Saturday and I celebrated by being mentally ill. That’s a bad joke, sorry. I’m mentally ill every day of the year, but I felt just a little bit more bitter about it on that day because simple “awareness” of mental illness isn’t a problem in our country. […]

Columbus Day Shouldn’t Be a Holiday

Columbus Day: no parades, no parties, and depending on where you live, you may or may not get a day off of school. It doesn’t really seem like a big deal, just another event reminder on your Google Calendar. So who was Christopher Columbus? Children in the public school system all learn, “in fourteen hundred […]

Got Grace?

As I read through my social media feeds I tend to see very happy individuals out doing things they love. Activities such as apple picking, hanging out with friends, eating lots of Domino’s, and for some reason even more apple picking dominate my news feeds. However, when I pick up Yik Yak and scroll through […]

Living in the Gustavus Bubble

The Gustavus bubble is real. Without buses, subways, or any other way of public transportation, carless Gusties are trapped on campus. Part of this problem is that 83 percent of the student population comes from within the state, and so the Campus Services are designed to cater to the majority of the students, in this […]

23 year old Gustavus Alum Passes Unexpectedly

On Wednesday Sept. 30, 2015 Gustavus alum, Miles Robert Wilson of Spring Park, passed away during work after he unexpectedly collapsed. A memorial service was held on Wednesday Oct. 7 at Calvary Memorial Church. I’m going to miss having him next to me in the car on the way to the rink.” —Tommy Lundquist Wilson, […]