Campus Safety Report (5/7/2021)

Thursday, April 22, 2021 Campus Safety received a theft report involving a student’s vehicle in Sorensen Parking Lot. I. Friday, April 23, 2021 Campus Safety was called to the Library to escort a student out of the building for repeatedly not having their mask on. Campus Safety received a request for a welfare check in Sohre Hall. Saturday, April 24, 2021 Campus Safety investigated the … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (5/7/2021)

COVID-19 Report (4/7/2021)

Gustavus On-Campus Update As of May 3, 2021: Total Positive Cases (since August 15, 2020): 301 Current Positive Student Cases: 6 Current Positive Employee Cases: 0 Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 18 Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 3 Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 3 This data set is meant to encompass the on-campus impact of COVID-19 by counting cases where a person may have been on campus while … Continue reading COVID-19 Report (4/7/2021)

“The Weekly” Investigates: catalytic converter thefts sweep campus

Corinne Stremmel – Editor-in-Chief A string of catalytic converter thefts has taken place on campus and in the local St. Peter and Mankato community. Campus Safety released a statement on April 27th announcing that they are partnering with the St. Peter Police Department in order to gather information to piece together this developing case. “At this point, we know there have been nine thefts right … Continue reading “The Weekly” Investigates: catalytic converter thefts sweep campus

Questions about fall on the Hill

Marie Osuna – Staff Writer The past school year has been anything but normal. Masks, distancing and online classes have defined a school year taking place during a global pandemic. However, as COVID-19 vaccines are being administered daily, students are wondering: what will next fall look like at Gustavus? Will we still have to wear masks and continue social distancing? Will having the COVID-19 vaccine be … Continue reading Questions about fall on the Hill

ENG-350 presents Gustavus’ “Firethorne” Literary Journal at launch party

Tori Smith – Staff Writer While other classes start gearing up for a demanding finals week, one class is throwing a party instead. The ENG-350 course, also known as the Editing and Publishing class, has put together this year’s issue of Firethorne, Gustavus’s annual literary magazine composed of student prose, poetry, and artwork. In celebration, the class is putting on an outdoor launch party from 5-6 … Continue reading ENG-350 presents Gustavus’ “Firethorne” Literary Journal at launch party

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Misti Harper

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer For Visiting Assistant Professor in History Misti Harper, her area of study has not only shaped her career, but every aspect of her life. Originally from Arkansas, Harper was always fascinated by the history of the region she was from. “I went to undergrad at a school that was really similar to Gustavus. It’s a place called University of the Ozarks … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Misti Harper

Theatre Department showcases “The Three Sisters”

Mula Lay – Staff Writer The Three Sisters is a production by the theatre department at Gustavus. The play is written by Anton Checkoff, who was a pioneer in realism theater, and is a snapshot of what life was like in the 1800s in Russia. The play spans across five years from the perspectives of three sisters. The three sisters, who have been moved from their … Continue reading Theatre Department showcases “The Three Sisters”

Senior Staff Send-off!

Geena Zebrasky – Features Writer Corinne Stremmel Editor-in-Chief Favorite Weekly memory: “The April Fools Edition and Liam and Ben asking every week if they can put expletives in the word search.” Marie Osuna Lead Copy Editor Favorite Weekly memory: “All the pizza I’ve eaten in the office (pre-COVID of course).” Tyra Ericson Variety Editor & Distribution Manager Favorite Weekly memory: “I joined this year so everything … Continue reading Senior Staff Send-off!

COVID Commencement: to the class of 2021 from a fellow senior

Kyra Bowar – Copy Editor In the first month of our first year at Gustavus, we all got that classic black, Gustie t-shirt. I remember looking at the big yellow “21” on the back and thinking, “Wow, I wonder what life will be like in 2021?” Graduation felt like an eternity away. But now, four years and lots of highs and lows later, we COVID seniors—the … Continue reading COVID Commencement: to the class of 2021 from a fellow senior