The Gustavian Weekly

2017 May 12

Let’s Engage in Civil Discourse

Many people have varied ideas on what is best for themselves and the collective health of humanity. It is because of these varied ideas and interpretations of those ideas that conflict arises and tensions mount. That is also the reason […]

The Nipple Effect

Spring means stress, sleep deprivation, and a shortage of clothed male students. This week, campus was crawling in male students throwing frisbees, playing campus golf, and studying in the grass all in the absence of shirts. Campus Safety was nowhere […]

Prison for Victims, Playground for Perps

A young woman dragged a mattress across her campus to protest Columbia University’s mishandling of her sexual assault complaint. A young man at Gustavus Adolphus College was assigned a 500-word essay about consent as punishment for sexual assault. Now, a […]

Gustie Cup reach record figures: Annual entrepreneurship competition offers $10,000 in prize money

This Saturday, the third Annual Gustie Entrepreneur Cup will host a number of aspiring entrepreneurs, in hopes of propelling their products to a more professional level. At the event, judges will distribute $10,000 in prizes, and the first-prize winner will […]

Honors Weekend draws attention to academic excellence

Gustavus is proud to be home of many elite students. From winners of Fulbright scholarships, to internships at Harvard, there is no shortage of high-achieving students at Gustavus. As a community, Gustavus does not let its pride fall short and […]

A sign of spring: the housing uproar: Students once again dissatisfied with shortage of upperclassman options

Gustavus has always lauded their status as a four-year residential college, where students have to live on campus unless they fit special criteria or get permission. However, as of late, students have been wondering if it is something the college […]

Campus Safety Report (5/12/17)

Monday, May 01 ● Campus Safety and Residential Life responded to an alarm in an apartment in College View that was caused by a firework (smoke bomb) set off by an unknown person. ● Campus Safety and Residential Life responded […]

Summer 2017

With the end of the school year only a few mere weeks away, the days of beautiful weather and late nights are ahead. For those who are planning to spend the summer in the Twin Cities, there are plenty of […]

Tales from Abroad – Laura Isdahl

Last spring, instead of the flat prairie farmland of St. Peter, I was surrounded by mountains and a chilly ocean with swarms of penguins zooming by. I studied abroad in South Africa as part of a program called, “Multiculturalism and […]

Gustavus Handbell Choirs ring out the year

The Gustavus Handbell Choirs are preparing for their final concert of the spring. Auditions for handbells take place each fall, and individuals are placed in a group based on their schedule, interest, and prior experience with handbells. “There are four […]