Archive for February, 2007
On Feb. 28, Gustavus students and staff will pedal stationary bicycles in competition to see who can pump the most energy into an electrical generator supplied by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. The event culminates Campus Energy Wars, a month-long competition among a dozen Minnesota colleges and universities. The Campus Energy Wars challenge is to see which campus can conserve the most energy throughout the month.
Join hundreds of Minnesota private college and university financial aid supporters on March 8, 2007 to advocate for student financial aid at the Capitol.
Come and see a documentary series that explores the relationship people have with their family farms at Gustavus Adolphus College Feb. 19-20. The creator will lecture and present two short films.
A Lunar New Year Celebration will be held at Gustavus at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 in Alumni Hall, located in O.J. Johnson Student Union. Lunar New Year is celebrated annually in China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, and elsewhere. It is the most important and meaningful spiritual festival for people in these countries. As a celebration of the change of nature, it marks the transition from winter to spring.
Six professional alumni actors have returned to campus to perform in the College's upcoming production, The Cherry Orchard. The classic play, written by Anton Chekhov, will be staged Thursday, Feb. 8-Feb. 11.