The Gustavian Weekly

2016 December

8-0 Women’s Basketball off to their best start in 14 seasons

The Women’s Basketball team is helping out with Gustavus’ electric bill this year by heating up the Lund Center. The Gusties are undefeated through eight games this year, marking their hottest start since the ‘02-‘03 season. Although the Gusties are […]

Men’s Basketball starts hot in the MIAC

The Gustie Men’s Basketball team is now 2-0 in the MIAC, and 2-2 overall in their 2016-2017 campaign after two straight wins against conference opponents in the past week.  On Saturday, December 3rd, they traveled to St. Paul to take […]

A whole new playing ground: Gustavus approves new $1.5 Million baseball field

It’s safe to say Minnesota winters are not big baseball fans. For years, their temperatures and spring snowfalls have been a frustration for players, coaches and fields alike. But after the 2017 season, Gustavus Baseball will be bringing the battle […]

Managing stress in a healthy way

It is no surprise that finals stress us out. However, there are healthy and unhealthy ways of dealing with the stress associated with finals and other exams or projects. Over three million adults suffer from depression and/or anxiety. A good […]

Generalizing is something everybody does

One of the biggest issues that plagues our communication these days is generalization. When an issue is discussed, people are far too quick to apply a statement to an entire demographic of people just because a small portion of people […]

The worry of the liberal art

Philosophy, English, Classics, History. What do all these majors have in common? Existential dread. And why not? We learn to question what we are looking at, to discern the truth from someone else’s opinion. In the world we find ourselves […]

Why is it so hard to talk about birth control?

For years humanity has been working its way toward a medical milestone: male birth control. This progress made headlines in 2016 after reports of men dropping out of a birth control injection study due to side effects. These side effects […]

Administrators will soon begin implementation plans for the Gustavus Strategic Action PlanAction plan highlight three main goals:

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, members of the Gustavus community met to discuss the college’s strategic plan. The plan, known formally as the Gustavus Acts Strategic Plan, began in 2016 and is set to continue until 2026. President Rebecca Bergman has […]

Gustavus students gets ready to present annual Psycological Research Symposium

Psychological Science Research Symposium The Psychological Science Research Symposium offers students the ability to share the research they have collected over the fall semester. This on-campus event, taking place from  3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Dec. 9 in Beck […]

Campus Safety Report (12/9/16)

Wednesday, November 30 Campus Safety responded to a welfare check in Uhler Hall. Campus Safety documented the theft of Gustavus property from Sorensen Hall for a missing fire extinguisher. Campus Safety and Residential Life responded to a suspected drug violation […]