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Gustavus raises over $493,000 for the Gustavus Fund: Annual Give to Gustavus Day successful after twelve hours of donating

For twelve hours straight, on November 8, Gustavus held its annual Give to Gustavus Day event, which saw over $493,000 in donations.  Give to Gustavus Day focuses on raising money for the Gustavus Fund, which helps to support scholarships, financial […]

Campus Safety Report (11/16/18)

Monday, November 5 Campus Safety responded to a fire alarm at Arbor View West. Tuesday, November 6 Campus Safety responded to a fire alarm at the Adolphson House. Cooking smoke set off fire alarm, no fire. Campus Safety responded to […]

Delta Phi Omega hosts breast cancer event: Three speakers detail their experiences with breast cancer

The Delta Phi Omega sorority held their annual Breast Cancer Benefit this past Sunday, November 11 in alignment with the sorority’s philanthropy of breast cancer research and support. The event included a brunch, a silent auction, and speeches from three […]

Research on Botswana economy shared in lecture

Gustavus hosted speaker Hilary Chart in Confer Hall for a talk on Botswana and Capitalism at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 8. Chart is a sociocultural anthropologist and professor at Macalester College in St. Paul. She has an interest in […]

Gustie of the Week: Alexis Sienczak

Alexis Sienczak is a senior Geography and Biology double major. Besides being heavily involved on campus in a large number of organizations, Sienczak organized the Minnesota River Biosphere conference.  This conference, which took place on Nov. 14, is part of […]

Gustie of the Weekly: Meghan Gallagher

Meghan Gallagher is a cheerful and well-rounded senior in the class of 2019 who is double majoring in Spanish and LALACS.  She appreciates how these two areas of study really worked well together, and how language can be used to […]

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Advice for the Floundering First-Year (11/16/18)

Dear first-years, We all have heard about the “freshman fifteen” and know that, because we are away from home and now have free reign over what we eat, it is common to gain a little weight. Well, first let me […]

Tired from all the negative news

At this point both in the year and in the semester, everyone is facing some level of burnout. The constant barrage of negativity coming from our phones and the TV can become so overwhelming that we just want to shut […]

The great parking spot dilemma

Being a student at Gustavus teaches us important skills such as how to write, think critically, read, and solve problems. While we all have become very good at using these skills, the one thing they seem to never easily help […]