Campus Safety Report (12/3/2021)

Friday, November 5, 2021 Campus Safety was informed of property damage to a door in the Dining service area. Campus Safety responded to a medical assist at Arbor View east apartments. Sunday, November 7, 2021 Campus Safety responded to a medical amnesty in Rundstrom Hall. Campus Safety responded to a missing bicycle at College View Apartments. Monday, November 8, 2021 Campus Safety transported a student … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (12/3/2021)

Audience returns to Christmas in Christ Chapel

Carter Brown – Staff Writer Christmas in Christ Chapel has officially arrived once again on campus, this time with added precautions for COVID-19. “Christmas in Christ Chapel…places our stories of lament and meaning-making among the stories of the Divine.” states the Gustavus website page for Christmas in Christ Chapel (CinCC). “Through the hope of nativity, we journey to a place of inspiration and good courage…” Starting … Continue reading Audience returns to Christmas in Christ Chapel

Tips and tricks for finals

Korri Wojack – Staff Writer It’s no big surprise that finals are a huge source of stress for most students. With many students it can make or break their final grade, and with the average of 3-4 finals per student, that is a lot of pressure. This stress is often worsened by inadequate coping techniques and pressure from both internal and external sources. Lack of sleep, … Continue reading Tips and tricks for finals

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Habeke Bekele

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer This Gustie of the Week came to Gustavus seeking a welcoming community and a new atmosphere, and that is exactly what she found. Senior Habeke Bekele was born in Ethiopia before her family moved to Washington D.C. in 2008. Now, she calls both D.C. and Minnesota home. “I was very adamant about pursuing higher education just because my parents did not, … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Habeke Bekele

Rededicating the light of Hanukkah

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer The Multifaith Leadership Council (MLC) hosted a Hanukkah event at 5:00 p.m. on Nov 30 in the Heritage Room. The event consisted of a small Hanukkah celebration. They lit the Menorah which signifies the creation of the earth in seven days, with the center light representing the Shabbat. The Menorah is made up of seven lamps which emphasize human knowledge and the … Continue reading Rededicating the light of Hanukkah

Survival Guide to: Finals and Finals Prep

Talk to Your Professors Asking for help is terrifying and it’s easy to let that fear keep you from asking for help until you’ve broken down crying in your professor’s office. Surprisingly enough this isn’t the best method. Gustavus professors really don’t want to fail their students and even more so care about their students’ academic and personal wellbeing. They are indeed humans too, even … Continue reading Survival Guide to: Finals and Finals Prep

In a baffling move, Gustavus pushishes first-years for things that they did

Jonas Doerr – Opinion Columnist Gusties have been doing some awful, awful things. Or so it would seem, since they are being denied basic rights given even to prisoners of war. They are doing awful things like leaving their garbage in the bathroom and stealing exit signs – truly despicable. Clearly the hoodlums causing this mischief deserve to be punished, but the way it happens is … Continue reading In a baffling move, Gustavus pushishes first-years for things that they did

College literature for those who read too much for college already

Clare Greeman – Avid Succession Watcher This isn’t about dark academia, so don’t get excited. Off the back of my DWMs article (*see last issue- Clare) I will now show you the many wonders of the campus novel, despite the fact that I’m sure all of us read too many “campus novels” to begin with. I assure you that these are not homework assignments or untruths … Continue reading College literature for those who read too much for college already