The Gustavian Weekly

Month: March 2011 | The Gustavian Weekly

Weekly Spring Publication Schedule

The Gustavian Weekly will not be published tomorrow, March 25, due to Spring Break beginning at the close of the day. The next issue of The Weekly will be distributed April 15, 2011. See our publication schedule for complete details. […]

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Big grant for little partners

Since 1963, Big Partner Little Partner (BPLP) has provided Gustavus students with the opportunity to form a close, one-on-one relationship with students in the St. Peter community. What started almost 50 years ago as an organization with just 10 Gusties […]

Res Life

As we get further into spring semester, students are thinking about where they will live next year. As students search for their new digs, items of note include the off-campus process, Chapel View—a new off-campus property affiliated with the college—and […]

For some, break is opportunity to serve

An abundance of color, sunny skies and warm weather: what else happens in the spring at Gustavus? The 2011 Spring Break Habitat for Humanity Trip. Every year, Gustavus sends student volunteers to work with Habitat for Humanity, an international, non-profit […]

Dr. Mark Braun selected as provost and dean

Gustavus President Jack Ohle has named Dr. Mark Braun Provost and Dean of Students. The announcement was made by an e-mail from Ohle the morning of March 10, and Braun will assume his position June 15. “As the college’s chief […]

630 campuses join RecycleMania

Since February 2, the Gustavus campus has been participating in RecycleMania, a national recycling challenge hosted by the College and University Recycling Council. Gustavus is participating for its third consecutive year after joining the competition in 2009. There are 630 […]

Assault Update

The assailant or assailants from the two assaults on the weekend of March 5 and 6 have yet to be caught. “Local police continue to investigate the incidents. This weekend, Campus Safety provided 354 rides through the SafeRides and individual […]

Self-defense — More than just martial

In light of the recent assaults on campus, students have been thinking of ways to keep themselves safe, but what many of us don’t realize is that self-defense is more than just physical maneuvers. According to Aaron Banks, professor of […]

Jon Schmidt — Monkey junkie

While Senior Management Major Jon Schmidt has been predominantly involved on campus in his previous three years and one semester at Gustavus, his participation and presence here this semester has been largely abated. Among Jon’s activities at Gustavus, he has […]