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Month: November 2015 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Protecting Hateful Speech

In 1977, a neo-Nazi group announced its intentions to march through a predominantly Jewish community in Skokie, Illinois. The marchers intended to wear Nazi uniforms and display swastikas through a neighborhood where one in six people were Holocaust survivors. Speech […]

Hmong New Year is a Celebration of Connection

Hmong American Cultural Outreach (HACO) led Gustavus in a celebration of the Hmong New Year on Nov. 13 and 14. HACO kicked off the celebration last Friday when they held Open Mic from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Courtyard […]

Gustavus Students Explore New Solar Plant

With winter on the way, there is no better time for Gusties to recognize the power of weather and increase their awareness of the environment. Before the negative temperatures of traditional Minnesota winters begin, tours were given at Gustavus last […]

Campus Safety Report (11/20/15)

Monday, November 9 • Campus Safety responded to a medical assist in the Lund center. One student was transported to the hospital. Tuesday, November 10 • The Campus Safety Director took a report from a faculty member regarding a threatening […]

Students Stand in Solidarity with Mizzou

In light of the recent high-profile racial incidences surrounding the University of Missouri- Mizzou, Gustavus students came together on campus to march from Charles Jackson Campus to Old Main and back in support of Mizzou’s students. The march, organized by […]

Give Back at GAC

‘Tis the giving season and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, it is an excellent time to think about giving back to the community. Gustavus’ Center for Community-Based Serving and Learning (CBSL) provides students with opportunities to get involved in […]

Comic (11/20/15) – “One More Minute”

Beneath The Crown (11/20/15)

How would you define passion? “I would say that passion is an intense feeling of love for something.” What are you passionate about and why? “I would say that I’m passionate about friends and family and trying to make everyone […]

Bards in the Arb features Minnesotan poet Tom Hennen

Before beginning the reading, Professor Philip Bryant  introduced the poet at the Melva Interpretive Center. “Tom is absolutely fearless in hearing the poems, and writes them with abinding faith,” Bryant said. Then Tom Hennon rose and stood behind the podium. […]

I AM WE ARE Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary

Friday, Nov. 20 kicks off the celebration of the 20th anniversary of I Am We Are on campus. There are many workshops throughout the weekend as alumni and current members of the current I Am We Are Troupe  (IAWA) collaborate […]