The Gustavian Weekly

2017 May 05

Season comes to an end for Men’s Golf: Gusties finish sixth out of 16 teams at St. John’s Invitational

The Gustavus Men’s Golf team wrapped up its season last weekend competing in a 16-team field at the St. John’s Spring Invitational. The Gusties finished in sixth place, moving up two places in the final day of the tournament. The […]

Men’s Tennis wins 29th straight MIAC title: Gusties finish regular season with a record of 22-8

The Gustavus Men’s Tennis team won their 29th straight MIAC title last weekend with a victory over St. Thomas. The Gusties finished the regular season with a 22-8 overall record and a perfect 9-0 in conference play. “The guys competed […]

Softball wins final two games of season: Heacox becomes All-Time Shutouts Leader

The Gusties wrapped up their season last Saturday with a doubleheader against Carleton College. The team recorded two wins in these matches to finish with a season record of 23-17 and a record of 10-12 in conference play. Going into […]

Socialism: It’s Not What You Think It Is

Socialism is not a viable economic system. I have seen countless articles, posts, and blogs extolling the virtues of socialism while demonizing free-markets. They argue that all the world’s ills are impacted by this “inherent” evil of free-enterprise. Yet, only […]

Dear White Gusties

Dear White Gusties, if you are looking for a fun, casual, and entertaining way to get educated on racism, I suggest you head to Netflix and turn on the recently released Netflix original “Dear White People.” The show revolves around […]

“You Knew Damn Well I Was A Snake…”

In the early 1990s in Rwanda, a popular radio station backed by Hutu extremists began broadcasting racist propaganda. The country was submerged in hateful rhetoric which denigrated the Tutsi minority as inyenzi, meaning cockroach. Leading up to the genocide that […]

Relay For Life conducts evening of emotion and inspiration: Gusties raise nearly $20,000 in the fight against cancer

For seven hours, about 200 Gusties piled into Lund Arena where they participated in the 14th annual Relay For Life at Gustavus to help raise money for the American Cancer Society for the fight against cancer. This event was put […]

GWiL hosts successful annual conference on dealing with inevitable conflict

At Gustavus, there are ample opportunities to attend impactful conferences.These conferences host speakers ranging from academic to activism, where students can learn something often times unaddressed in classroom settings. From the Nobel Conference to the MayDay! Conference and Building Bridges, […]

MayDay! Conference brings constitutional lawyer Bruce Fein to campus

Brian Konkol and President Rebecca Bergman kicked off the 37th annual MayDay! Conference on Wednesday morning. Before introducing the keynote speaker of the conference, Bergman quoted an excerpt from the new Strategic ACTS Plan tying it to the topic of […]

Campus Safety Report (5/5/17)

Tuesday, April 25 Campus Safety responded to a Chapel View Townhome to document a complaint from other college staff. A student reported the theft of personal property outside a room in Rundstrom Hall. Wednesday, April 26 Campus Safety responded to […]