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Month: February 2015 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

What are the BRICS Building?

On February 20,Russia officially ratified the $100 billion BRICS Development Bank agreement. The formation of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Development Bank was agreed on July 15, 2014 and has since caused widespread speculation on what this […]

Yes We Cannabis

Weed, grass, pot, purp-skurp, the devil’s lettuce.  These are some of the names used for the drug marijuana, which is the mind-altering substance derived from the dried buds of the Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica plants.  Most commonly the buds, […]

Forensics at State

The Gustavus Adolphus Forensics Team recently won first place in the state tournament at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. In addition to this achievement, the win occured with the largest margin a team has won by in the history […]

Students Today, Leaders Forever “Pay it Forward”

Students Today, Leaders Forever (STLF) is an organization new to Gustavus, but well-known within the college community. It is a national non-profit organization created in 2003 by a group of students from the University of Minnesota who wanted to make […]

Study abroad deadline drawing near

Students that want to study abroad for the fall, upcoming spring or academic year are required to turn in applications by March 1 for Gustavus approval. Sessions on Tuesday Feb. 17 and Feb. 24 covered how to apply and general […]

Gusties celebrate Asian Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year Celebration took place last Saturday, Feb. 21 to celebrate ancient traditions and practices with food, performances and music for the “Year of the Goat.” The celebration is also called Spring Festival. The true New Year began […]

Campus Safety Report (2/27/15)

Monday, February 16 •The Campus Safety Director took a report of an incident that occurred on Friday, February 14 in College View.  After investigation, one student was referred to the campus conduct system for a weapons policy violation and aggravated […]

Communication Studies makes strides to get more classes for students

As spring registration began last fall, students majoring in Communication Studies were concerned about being able to complete their major due to not being able to get into critical classes. The department quickly took action to ensure students they would […]

Co-President student Senate candidates debate

Candidates for the Co-Presidency of Student Senate met in the St. Peter Room for a short debate on Tuesday, Feb. 24. The conversation began with questions prepared by  Co-Presidents Matt Timmons and Hayden Goldstien. Candidates were given one minute to […]

The Gustavian Weekly Celebrates 95 Years

Printed student newspapers didn’t start at Gustavus until 1891,with the Annual Messenger appearing in May.  Within a couple years, the name changed to Vox Collegii, then Heimdall, then Gustaviana before settling on Gustavus Adolphus Journal. The paper was published monthly […]