The Gustavian Weekly

Month: April 2012 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gustavus meal plans: questions, answers and context

College students nationwide often question the ethics sur- rounding student meal plans. With a plan that does not carry over unused funds to the next semester, Gustavus is no exception. Students ask: Where does my money go? Why are groceries […]

Complex financial realities…

continue to shape Gustavus tuition. While 90 percent of Gustavus students receive some type of financial aid, Gustavus tuition for the 2010-11 academic year was still 42,285 dollars and has only increased since. Many students know that only a handful […]

Campus Safety Report (04/27/12)

Monday, April 16 •  An employee reported a theft of College property from the Jackson Campus Center.   Thursday, April 19 • A student reported laundry items stolen from Complex laundry rooms.   Sunday, April 22 •  A student reported […]

Gustavus recognizes Freedom from Tuition Day

With the end of the semester rapidly approaching, many students don’t realize that the last 48 days spent on campus are symbollically tuition-free. Because there is a gap between the the cost of operation of Gustavus and the income made […]

Residential Life addresses surcharges

The kitchens in on-campus apartments are one of the reasons certain rooms require surcharges. Ambyr Pruitt.

Between April 17 and April 22, Gustavus students who will not be living off-campus next year went through the new Room Draw process and found that many of their on-campus housing options had an added fee. While a number of […]

MAYDAY! Conference…

celebrates Multicultural Sweden The MAYDAY! Committee worked in conjnction with the Scandinavian Studies Department for this year’s 32nd MAYDAY! Conference: Multicultural Sweden. The conference will discuss a broad range of issues taking place in contemporary Sweden. “This topic raises many […]

Government regulations cause change in insurance policy

With changes to health plan regulations and the Affordable Care Act by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the supplemental insurance policy that has been offered to students will no longer be available as of next year. The […]

Gustie of the Week: Jessye Flannery

Going above and beyond in all she does. As Finance Chair on Student Senate, Jessye Flannery brings a positive attitude and personality to the position. The unique spelling of her name is one feature of this remarkable woman. “My mom […]

CAB and Senate share finance distributions

The Student Activity Fee is distributed to both Student Senate who received 54 percent this year and the Campus Activities Board (CAB) who received 47 percent. Next year Building Bridges will receive 3.5 percent and Student Senate will drop to […]

Origin Story relates to a broader audience

A play unlike any other performed at Gustavus, Origin Story brings the genre of graphic novel to the stage in a production by students and Director Cory Hinkle. The play is an interpretation of Dan LeFranc’s 2010 play and largely remains […]