The Gustavian Weekly

Year: 2017 | The Gustavian Weekly

Scandinavian Christmas traditions

Minnesota is the state with the highest number of Scandinavian Americans, boasting a population of about 1,603,124, according to the Stevens History Museum. This number accounts for over 30 percent of Scandinavian Americans in the U.S.A. With such a large […]

Prevent the spread of sickness!

We have reached the home stretch of the first semester, and with the impending rigor of finals, sometimes our bodies decide to give up early. The combination of daily stress and several overworked late-nighters (or in some cases, all-nighters) can […]

Cooking: A delicious pastime

I’ll be the first one to admit that I can get really lazy when it comes to cooking. It takes work, and I’m often hungry at that moment and just desperate to eat. When I entered college, that fact was […]

Are ethical decisions possible?

The world we live in is a large, complex thing. All actions have reactions, and some consequences are so far-reaching we might never see them coming. So how do we make choices? How do we decide what to support, what […]

English Department in search of new professor: Qualified candidates apply for Professor in Poetry and Writing

Since early in the term, the English Department has been hard at work in its search for a new assistant professor in poetry. This grueling process of search committee meetings, application reviews, and eventually candidate evaluations will hopefully end in […]

Her Campus presents “12 Days of Giveaways”: Various appealing prizes to be given in light of Christmas season

Her Campus is a website that publishes articles written by women on college campuses across the country. This publication is based out of Boston, Massachusetts. It features articles written by over 350 colleges and from thousands of women. The goal […]

Campus Safety Report (12/08/17)

Thursday, November 30 An online report was submitted about gender identity based bias in a classroom discussion and referenced prior gender and race based bias. Campus Safety responded to Schaefer Fine Arts – Art to take a report of an […]

Student orgs team up for Swab Drive

Be The Match has teamed up with Love Your Melon, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, and Tri-Beta Biological Honors Society to hold a Swab Drive at Gustavus earlier this week. The purpose of the event was to find a match for […]

Career Development receives $25 million gift

On November 27, 2017, President Rebecca M. Bergman announced that a new and expanded career development program would launch at Gustavus Adolphus College due to a very generous and anonymous $25 million grant. Not only will the grant help provide […]

Finals Survival Guide

The end of the semester is quickly approaching, but before students can enjoy the break there are finals that demand to be taken. For many students, finals mean late nights of studying, finishing projects and added stress. Self care and […]