Martin Luther King Jr. memorial lecture:

Speaker focuses on MLK’s impact on youth and social media As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches approximately 30 years of celebration and remembrance, Gustavus recognizes the legacy of the civil rights leader and his non-violent activism. The school invites David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago Dr. Cathy J. Cohen to deliver the 2013 Martin Luther King … Continue reading Martin Luther King Jr. memorial lecture:

Letters to President Ohle brings issues to public

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, students and alumni posted letters written to President Ohle to their Facebook pages, Youtube channels and personal blogs. These letters, which were sent to President Ohle on Dec. 12, 2012, asked for his resignation. “There are many things I love about Gustavus, but ultimately it’s the people—the community— that make it the strong institution that it is,” 2011 Graduate Bethany Ringdal … Continue reading Letters to President Ohle brings issues to public

Campus Safety Report (1/18/13)

Tuesday, January 8 •A student in Pittman Hall was cited by Campus Safety and the SPPD for underage consumption and was transferred by ambulance to the hospital. Wednesday, January 9 •A minor vehicle accident was reported involving a campus vehicle. •Collegiate Fellows responded to a College policy violation and alcohol violations in Sorensen Hall involving five students. Thursday, January 10 •Campus Safety responded to a … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (1/18/13)

The divestment movement comes to Gustavus

A group of Gustavus students attended the “Do the Math” conference at the University of Minnesota on Nov. 30, 2012. Hosted by MN350, students, professors, and concerned citizens from around the state attended and learned about climate change and fossil fuel divestment. Divestment is an investment term that means to sell stock in a company. The national organization is seeking to use divestment among … Continue reading The divestment movement comes to Gustavus

Gustie of the Week: Nicole Ektnitphong

St. Lucia was crowned for 2012 in December, and the tradition allowed all of Gustavus and the community to meet Sophomore Nicole Ektnitphong. “Getting to be St. Lucia is an honor and really exciting. Working with The Guild and the other girls was a great experience,” Nicole said. “Nicole embodies Lucia. She does service and has compassion and really wants others to succeed. She knows … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Nicole Ektnitphong

Touring week connects musicians and communities

This year the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor Dr. Douglass J. Nimmo, will be taking a local Midwest tour through Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois the first week of Feb. These tours are very different from what some people experienced in a high school ensemble. There is a concert performed every day but one and the musicians stay in the homes of local … Continue reading Touring week connects musicians and communities

Aaron’s top five movies to see…

…(in no particular order) There’s always time to fit a movie into the schedule. But sometimes it’s tough to find that movie you know you’ll enjoy and before you know it you’re stuck with New Year’s Eve, wishing to God that someone had been a friend and recommended a damn good movie for you. Now it’s up to me to release a list of some … Continue reading Aaron’s top five movies to see…

Sexual Assault Response Team:

Meet the Members One in four college-aged women report experiences that meet the legal definitions of rape or attempted rape. With some of the highest statistics for sexual assault, college campuses around the country are working harder to provide safe resources and advocacy for their students, and Gustavus is no exception. Gustavus’ Sexual Assault Response Team, (SART), is made up of seven members of staff … Continue reading Sexual Assault Response Team: