Blogs at Gustavus

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The best seats in the house

Kaylene Kerber – Opinions Columnist The quality of a seat can make or break a student’s ability to focus on a lecture. Your grade is totally dependent on the quality of your sitting within a classroom and you can quote me on that. In order to judge the majority of the classroom chairs I created […]

What’s the deal with college sports?

David Eide – Opinions Columnist Since the fall sports season is finally starting to kick into high gear, I’ve been thinking a bit about the role sports play in higher education.  I’ve come to realize that sports are such an ingrained part of the college experience these days that we never actually stop to think […]

Garrett Wants to Skunk You And You Should Let Him

Jonas Doerr – Opinions Columnist  One of the most charming people at Gustavus is Assistant Director of Campus Activities Garrett Meier. You may have experienced his dashing smile and impeccable manners at a CAB event around campus or at the Involvement Fair. If not, you’re probably dying to know: “How can I meet this fantastic […]

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners review

Jacob Engdahl – Opinions Columnist “Cyberpunk,” also called “Cyberpunk 2020,” is a seminal 1989 tabletop RPG that redefined the grim, dystopian, countercultural genre for which it is named. 31 years later, video game developer CD Projekt Red, riding a wave of Cyberpunk revivalism, revamped the original games into the ambitious yet imperfect Video Game “Cyberpunk […]

OLAS celebrates national Hispanic Heritage Month

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer OLAS (the Organization for Latin American and Spanish cultures) is a meaningful organization here at Gustavus for many Gusties. OLAS members host many events throughout the year. Senior Ana Martinez Magana is Co-President of OLAS and she shared how the org will be celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes […]

A new grassroots campus community

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Gustavus Junior Andrew Mendez and Sophomore Elizabeth Klebs have started an initiative to create a campus community geared toward sexual assault prevention and education. Flyers distributed during the involvement fair last Tuesday call it “A new grassroots campus community initiative to prevent sexual assault”. The flyer goes on to describe […]

Mahkato Wacipi powwow returns for 50th celebration

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer More than 50 Gustavus students and faculty attended the 50th Annual Mahkato Wacipi on Friday, Sept 16 at Dakota Wokiksuye Makoce (Land of Memories Park) in Mankato. Tickets and busing were provided by Gustavus for the first day of the Wacipi. However, the ticket, which was a button, was good […]

Steve Heitzeg, Grammy Award-winning alumnus, to compose for Gustavus Carillon

As Gustavus Adolphus College host the 58th Nobel Conference, there will be a special reveal of Steve Heitzeg’s “Aequa (Equality Rings, Birds Sing)”: a musical movement specially composed for the Gustavus Carillon. Today at 12 p.m. the Gustavus students, staff, and guests attending this conference will be able to witness the premiere of “Aequa,” which […]

Gusties Make Quick Work of Vikings, 3-0

The Gustavus volleyball team bounced back from a two-match losing streak for a convincing 3-0 victory over non-conference opponent Bethany Lutheran.

Cardinals Score Late to Edge Gusties

Having been shutout in two of their last three losses, the Gustavus women’s soccer team was looking for some offensive mojo Tuesday night. The Gusties weren’t able to find it in Winona, as Cardinal goalkeeper Alexis Nguyen was enough to foil any offensive attempts, making seven saves between the pipes, helping Saint Mary’s deal Gustavus a 1-0 MIAC setback.