Campus Safety Report (10/15/2021)

Saturday, October 2, 2021 Campus Safety came across a suspicious incident in the Jackson Campus Center. Campus Safety responded to a fire alarm in Rundstrom hall. Monday, October 4, 2021 Campus Safety provided a medical transport to the E.R. for a student in North Hall. Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Campus safety responded to a suspicious circumstance in Norelius Hall. Saturday, October 9, 2021 Campus Safety … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (10/15/2021)

Gusties celebrate Coming Out Week

Lauren Ruth – Staff Writer Gustavus is hosting Coming Out Week as a celebration of LGBTQIA+ community. Gustavus has been taking part in the day of LGBTQIA+ awareness for years. The week coincides with National Coming Out day on Monday, Oct. 11. This week particularly focuses on the coming out process and recognizes its significance. “The celebration is a way of telling our community and the … Continue reading Gusties celebrate Coming Out Week

Gusties acknowledge Indigenous People’s Day

Mel Pardock – Staff Writer As a school built on Dakota land, Gustavus is taking steps to strengthen its relationship with and invest in local Dakota communities. In an email sent to the student body on September 24, President Rebecca Bergman announced the creation of the President’s Council for Indigenous Relations, which will convene later this month, showcasing the steps our community is taking to recognize … Continue reading Gusties acknowledge Indigenous People’s Day

Exploring peace across Latin America

Emma Kennedy – Staff Writer There are over five million refugees and migrants from Venezuela running from violence and lack of survival necessities across the world, according to The UN Refugee Agency. The 2016 Colombia peace deal has faltered three years later, resulting in the rise of gang activity and drug trafficking, says The Atlantic. Peace in Latin America has been abominable as of late, and … Continue reading Exploring peace across Latin America

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Carley Swanson-Garro

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Originally from Bemidji, Minnesota, this Gustie of the Week came to Gustavus because of their long-held passions and has discovered plenty of new ones during their time here. Junior Carley Swanson-Garro was looking for an institution where she could continue to be a part of a music ensemble without studying music. “I was looking for somewhere that I could do music … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Carley Swanson-Garro

Proclaim on campus

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer Proclaim is a unique and welcoming Christian organization here on the Gustavus campus. Student led and inter-denominational, students attend when they want and when they can. No matter one’s attendance, though, any student is always welcome. Student led and inter-denominational, students attend when they want and when they can. No matter one’s attendance, though, any student is always welcome. The meetings … Continue reading Proclaim on campus

Coming Out Week

Cadence Paramore – Assistant Editor-in-Chief Hello Gusties, and happy Coming Out Week! If you don’t already know, Coming Out Week is a week of encouragement, celebration, and visibility for many LGBTQIA+ folks. Coming Out Week can even be empowering for some, giving people the opportunity and courage to be seen for who they really are. However, there are many people in the LGBTQIA+ community who experience … Continue reading Coming Out Week

Get the ghost out of Uhler Hall

Jonas Doerr – Opinion Columnist The brick walls of Uhler Hall loom over the Gustavus campus like a Transylvanian manor. The rooms are irregular with its mix of quads, triples, and doubles, and the hallways in the basement form a labyrinth all types of spookies could hide in. Dracula was written in 1897; Uhler Hall is only thirty years younger. So it’s not that surprising that … Continue reading Get the ghost out of Uhler Hall