Archive for September, 2008

Twins Baseball

It is the last exciting week of regular season baseball for the Minnesota Twins.  This week the Twins are facing the Chicago White Sox in a series that will likely determine which team makes it into the playoffs.  On Tuesday the Twins handedly beat the Sox, 9-3, to move within 1 1/2 games of the […]


In accordance with the colleges increased focus on reducing their environmental impact, the Gustavus Dining Service has launched a new program called Gustieware.  Gustieware will feature reusable plastic to-go containers that students  can use if they want to  get food from the caf but take it somewhere else on campus.  The tupperware like containers are […]

Professor Spotlight

This fall, I am taking an environmental studies course titled Interpreting the Fall Landscape.  The course emphasizes observing, recording, and interpreting the natural environment.  As a component of the class, we will make trips to deciduous forests, tall grass prairies, wetlands and other natural areas. Not only did the description of this class sound interesting, […]

Mason Jennings

There are many things for almost every type of student to stay busy with at Gustavus.  Sporting events, campus concerts, St. Peter festivals, and campus groups provide plenty of entertainment.  Yet, Gustavus students are fortunate because Mankato, a city of around 50,000 people, is a mere 12 or so miles from GAC.  Mankato offers a […]

China Teach-in

Today I attended a pretty neat program sponsored by the Gustavus Global Insight program.  The Gustavus Global Insight program is a campus-wide program in which Gustavus students, faculty and staff focus on one country, region or global issue during the academic year.  Appropriately enough, this years program is on China. The event featured seven different […]

Pre-Law Seminar

After a wonderful summer vacation, my return to Gustavus last week was accompanied by the special excitement and warmth only found at GAC. This is my last year here, which is both exciting and scary.  I have had some amazing experiences the past three years, and I hope to continue taking advantage of what Gustavus […]