From Ethan Marxhausen in The Gustavian Weekly: Alright, that’s enough. Ma’am? I’m serious, let go of your son. For god’s sake woman, get a grip. You’re acting like he’s going off to fight the Communists or something. Come on, he’s not going to die, ma’am. There are only two-hundred thirty-three different ways to die on this Read more

This is certain to annoy a few people. And it certainly goes against my expectations. The Daily Beast has listed Gustavus Adolphus College and the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities as among America’s “least rigorous colleges.” Here’s its explanation: Workloads at even the best colleges vary widely. Newsweek ranks the schools that will get Read more

I’m always cautious about publicizing initial reports on assault cases at universities for a number of different reasons, chiefly to avoid sensationalizing the situation. Although campus officials have so far released little about the following cases at Gustavus Adolphus College, I’m mentioning them because the campus has scheduled meetings on the matter. I received this Read more

Just four Minnesota liberal arts colleges made this year’s Princeton Review annual college rankings — Carleton, St. Olaf, Gustavus Adolphus and Macalester.   Most achievements were in the lifestyle department, with the exception of Carleton’s “Professors Get High Marks” and Mac’s “Most Popular Study Abroad Programs.”   Alas, the almighty U didn’t place.     Read more