Archive for March, 2008

Spring Break 2008

The weeks leading up to spring break are full of papers, exams, and hard work. The library is always in use and students really push themselves to their academic extremes. However, the light in at the end of the tunnel that is spring break is finally upon GAC students. Some students are off to warm […]

Selecting Courses

It is just about the time of year where GAC students start selecting courses for next fall. I find this process exciting because the diversity of classes at Gustavus is impressive. I truly look forward to taking unique classes about relevant and interesting issues. During the middle of the spring semester, a complete course list […]

Apartment Perks

Four busy, often tired, college students living in one apartment can result in messy rooms, kitchens, and bathrooms. When schoolwork, sports, and other social activities are so important to the lives of many Gusties, cleanliness at a college home can easily be ignored. In my apartment, everything else seems wildly more interesting and necessary than […]

Cooking at GAC

After returning to Gustavus from Costa Rica, I moved into Arbor View apartments with some of my good friends. Arbor View appartments offer a sufficient kitchen for residents to cook their own meals. Cooking for myself has been a change because in previous years at Gustavus, I had a meal plan with the GAC cafeteria. […]

National Campus Energy Challenge

As the national community becomes more aware of the costs (environmentally and financially) associated with our energy usage habits, I think it is very important that America’s Colleges act as leaders in promoting energetic responsibility. This issue was especially important to me after returning from my semester abroad in Costa Rica, a country whose average […]

2008 Spring Concert

Every couple of years Gustavus brings a big musical act to campus for students to enjoy. This year, I was very excited to learn that Ben Folds will be performing at Gustavus for the Spring 2008 concert. Ben will be playing at 8:00 P.M. on April 19th. CAB (Campus Activities Board) is the group responsible […]