The Gustavian Weekly

2017 February

Fight the (Education) System

The American education system fails its students every day as it teaches to sit down, shut up, and regurgitate what the teacher says. We are not educated for the purpose of learning, we are educated for the purpose of being […]

“Democracy Dies in Darkness”

After White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, stood in front of the American people and inaccurately described the attendance at President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Kellyanne Conway quickly came to his and the entire administration’s defense. But she didn’t offer an […]

Making a Case for Community

As a student of Gustavus Adolphus College, it was hard not to notice the increased energy throughout the campus last weekend. Whether it was the abnormal winter heat wave, the variety of athletic events happening throughout the day, or the […]

Men’s Basketball beat by the buzzer: Gusties drop another close game to end the season

Men’s Basketball let one last close game slip away to end their season on Saturday. The Gusties dropped the contest to Carleton 63-60. The 5-20 Gusties (5-15 MIAC) lost a total of 7 games by 5 or less points in […]

Swimming and Diving makes a splash: Men and Women’s Teams place second at MIAC Championships

Both Gustavus Swimming and Diving teams found silver in the water at the MIAC Championships at the University of Minnesota on Saturday evening. Sophomore Tanner Sonnek lead the men to a second place finish out of eight teams with 653 […]

Men’s Tennis spring season starts strong: Gusties look to improve record in MIAC play

Although there may have not been any formal practices during the nationally ranked Gustavus Men’s Tennis team’s hiatus after the conclusion of their Fall season in October, the 20th ranked Gusties did not stop preparing for the start of their […]

Gustavus Professor brings back Latino Festival: Dario Sanchez Gonzalez works to screen films that struggle to obtain mainstream exposure

The third annual Latino Film Festival will open at 7:00 p.m. on Feb. 27 in the Wallenberg Theater in Nobel Hall with the movie Guarani directed by Luis Zorraquin. This festival took place in 2013 and 2015, and was brought […]

Ericka Huggins gave keynote speech on grassroots formation

Campus lecture to highlight climate refugees

Climate refugees are individuals who are forced to migrate from their homes due to environmental disasters. These environmental disasters, also known as natural disasters, are a result from both incremental and fast ecological shifts that cause sea levels to rise, […]

Campus Safety Report (2/24/17)

Thursday, February 16 A Collegiate Fellow responded to a noise violation in Sohre Hall. Friday, February 17 A report was submitted about a College policy violation observed in the Jackson Campus Center on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, for case day […]