The Gustavian Weekly

2014 April

First Gustavus TEDx Conference received enthusiastically

Gustavus recently served as host and contributor to the globally-renowned organization, TEDx. On April 12, the Center for Servant Leadership (CSL) presented a TEDx program in Wallenberg Auditorium; the first time the event has appeared on campus. An extension of […]

Campus Center bulletin board displays pictures and information that previews the 2014 MAYDAY! Conference.

Next year’s Reading in Common books, Where Am I Eating and Where Am I Wearing by Kelsey Timmerman, resonate with the numerous ongoing initiatives at Gustavus to raise consumer awareness. The books chronicle Timmerman’s investigation into the sourcing of his […]

MayDay! to focus on Tibet

As Room Draw and registration for the fall semester simmers down, May is just around the corner, and along with it comes Gustavus’s annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference. This year’s theme is Tibet: Finding Hope in Exile. It will take place […]

Diversity week continues a proud tradition

Diversity Week of 2014 took place this past week, from April 22 to April 26. Sponsored by the Diversity Leadership Council (DLC), Diversity Week involved a wide range of events. From educational events, such as Diversity in the Dark, to […]

Potential international organization chapter excites Gustavus community

When speaking of Chinese on campus, many jump to the reduction and potential elimination of Gustavus’s Chinese classes for the 2014-2015 academic year. For those upset with this decision, the Global China Connection could be a remedy. Global China Connection […]

Volleyball collects backpacks for Nicaraguan children in need

This summer, the Gustavus volleyball team will travel to Nicaragua for nine days in early June. The team will travel to the cities of Managua, San Juan del Sur, and Granada to compete and provide community service. In preparation for […]

Sitting: the smoking of our generation

The desk-bound lifestyle of a college student can be harmful to one’s health. According to Runner’s World’s Selene Yeager, sitting for large amounts of time each day is linked to increased risks of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and even depression. […]

Minnesota Twins: better than last season?

Two weeks have passed since the start of Minnesota Twins’ 2014 season. Coming off of three straight seasons of losing over 90 games a season, the Twins are trying to turn things around. During the off-season, the Twins made some […]

Gustie of the Week – Valentina Muraleedharan

Senior Valentina Muraleedharan is a key component in the project of making Gustavus a more culturally competent and inclusive place. Her commitment to this project is manifest in her personal and professional life. She is a communication studies and gender, […]

Mendacity brings secrets and suspense to the stage

Seniors Comfort Dolo and Rob Ward have been acting together since their first theater class at Gustavus. Now, they have come together once again to create something of their own. Their senior honors project, Mendacity, will be performed in the […]