Archive for February, 2009

Reactions to The Other Shore

Last week, I wrote about the Gustavus Theater and Dance Department’s theatrical presentation, The Other Shore.  After attending the performance this past Friday, I wanted to share my thoughts concerning the show. To begin, the actors and actresses were wonderful.  From the opening sequence unitl the show concluded, the Gusties involved in the play gave […]

Reactions to the Gymnastics Meet

This past Thursday,  February 19th, the Gustavus gymnastics team hosted their final home meet of the season.  The event was held in Lund Center on the basketball court.  The meet lasted from 7-9 p.m., and a lot of Gusties attended the event. I was able to make it to the meet, and was once again […]

The Other Shore

The Other Shore, a play written by Gao Xingjian, will be performed on campus by the Gustavus Theatre and Dance department this weekend.  The Other Shore is a non-realistic play that explores the questions of individuality, community, and freedom. The play was partly chosen in accordance with the themed learning Global Insight Program, which is […]

Developmental Biology Lab

Last week Thursday I took part in my first Developmental Biology lab.  The lab period was 3 hours long, which gave my class plenty of time to perform some pretty neat experiments. Along with two other partners, I explored Sea Urchin fertilization.  Sea Urchins are fine organisms to study because they practice external fertilization.  Additionally, […]


Every Tuesday night at Patrick’s, a resturant and bar located in downtown St. Peter, people gather to play trivia.  The trivia topic changes from week to week, and the event always attracts a fair amount of Gustie students. This week, I headed down to Patrick’s on Tuesday to play.  The theme for this week’s trivia […]

Spring Semester 09

After a nearly two month absence from Gustavus, I am thrilled to be back on campus for Spring semester.  New courses, professors, and classmates make each new term a unique challenge. The first day of class this semester was yesterday, February 9th.  For me, my first class (Philosophy of Religion) started at 10:30 a.m.  The […]