Archive for April, 2017

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Baseball Swept By Concordia, Carlson Sets Program Assists Record

The Gustavus baseball team suffered a doubleheader sweep Friday against Concordia, dropping the first game 1-0 before a 9-5 loss in the nightcap. In a day that featured a pair of losses, the bright spot during the contests happened in the eighth inning of game two as Danny Carlson (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) became the program's all-time assists leader, surpassing Mike DesLauriers (2006-09) with 416 career assists.

Softball wins four straight in MIAC play: Gusties improve record to 19-11

The Gustavus Softball team is on a roll this week, notching two straight sweeps against MIAC opponents.  The Gusties allowed just one run across four games, and improved their record to 19-11 (6-6 MIAC).  The Gusties are in the heart of conference play and last Thursday marked their first sweep, as they won two straight […]

Nonconference play ends for Men’s Tennis: No. 31 Gusties drop match to No. 5 University of Chicago

The No. 31 Gustavus Men’s Tennis Team faced a tough test when they faced off against No. 5 University of Chicago on April 9. The Gusties lost 6-3 to conclude their nonconference play and move to 20-8 on the season. Junior Mohanad Alhouni won in the first spot of singles, and both Sophomore Chase Johnson […]

Women’s golf places second at Bethel: Meierhenry earns second Athlete-of-the-Week Award

After impressive performances in their last two invites, the Gusties earned some attention within the conference and at the national level. The regional rankings were released on April 14th by the NCAA and Gustavus was listed as No. 5 in the Midwest region and No. 21 overall. On April 14th, the women’s golf team teed […]

On-Campus Critters

Humanity has shared a bond with other animals for a long time, for farming purposes, or for companionship. As time has marched forward, so has the way modern pets are taken care of and the restrictions on where they can be. It is unfortunate there are buildings and tenements all over the world where it […]

An Alum Reflects on Off-Campus Living

Only once in my 52 years on this planet have I been fortunate enough to live on Main Street, America.  That would be my senior year at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, living in an apartment just off Minnesota Avenue. It didn’t happen overnight and it didn’t happen without forethought and planning. Working […]

Where Are the Patriots?

We are at war, and Republicans are asleep at the wheel. In the past several years, Russia has mounted a war of disinformation on Western liberal democracy. It has become clear that Kremlin meddling extends far beyond the 2016 U.S. presidential election; it is an all-out assault on the West. The same toxic combination of […]

DLC makes constitutional changes

The Diversity Leadership Council at Gustavus is a collection of student organizations that come together to support on-campus diversity initiatives publicly. Recently, the DLC has begun making big changes to their by-laws, the rules made to control the actions of its members. The by-laws specifically define the responsibilities of the DLC executive board, representatives, and […]

Gustavus successful at Model U.N. Regionals

Over Easter Break, 20 Gustavus students from the Gustavus Model U.N. club as well as Professor Mimi Gerstbauer’s Model UN/International Diplomacy course traveled to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to represent the college in the Arrowhead Model United Nations conference. The trip was supported by funding from numerous sources, including the Office of the Provost, the […]

They’re watching you Wazowski: This year’s MAYDAY! Peace Conference focuses on mass surveillance

Peace is at the forefront of many Americans’ minds. Many spend their time wondering if there will be peace, how we can work toward peace, and concrete ways to actually make a change in the world. There has been much uncertainty for American citizens in light of the Trump Administration’s move into office. Moreover, with […]