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Day: March 2, 2018 | The Gustavian Weekly

Mental Health: Exploring the Unacknowledged Civil Rights Journey – 23rd Annual Building Bridges Conference tackles mental health

The 23rd annual Building Bridges Conference kicks off this Saturday, March 3, 2018. This years topic: Mental Health: Exploring the Unacknowledged Civil Rights Journey. This day-long conference will focus on mental health issues using an intersectional lens, aiming to dismantle […]

Men’s Tennis wins ITA consolation bracket: Gusties drop match to tournament champion Emory 5-4

The Men’s Tennis team kicked off their spring season this past weekend, hosting the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Division 3 Men’s Team Indoor Championships. The Gusties had a strong run, proving to be one of the top teams in […]

Gusties compete at MIAC Indoor Championships: Men’s team places sixth, women’s team places seventh

Gustavus track and field traveled to Macalester College this past Saturday for the MIAC indoor championships where they placed sixth out of eleven teams with a score of 61 points. The Gusties sat in seventh place following the first day […]

Women’s basketball earns at-large bid: Gusties prepare for national tournament

After an action-packed conference tournament, the Gustavus Women’s basketball team earned an at-large bid to the National Tournament. Since the MIAC tournament format was initiated in 2001, the Gusties have reached the playoffs every year, something no other team can […]

How to deal with stress the healthy way

It is no surprise that the new semester stresses us out. But there are healthy and unhealthy ways of dealing with the stress associated with the transition to classes and other activities/obligations. Over three million adults suffer from depression and/or […]

Arming teachers is not the answer

In light of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, many people are vocal about how to solve the very real gun problem in the United States. One argument is for teachers to help protect students […]

The importance of representation in media

Two weekends ago saw the newest addition to the Marvel franchise, Black Panther, break the box office record when it hit theaters. A week later, it hit another record for the best pre-summer second weekend in box office history and […]

The great debate: does pineapple go on pizza?

Is putting pineapple on pizza a crime? The debate over whether pineapple belongs on pizza has recently been tearing society apart. At least it does every week in The Gustavian Weekly office. This is my fourth year working as an […]

BlackOut Improv Comedy coming to Gustavus: Group aims to spark conversation about social justice issues

On March 7, the Minneapolis-based BlackOut Improv Comedy group will stage a special performance in Alumni Hall from 7-8 p.m. This exciting, up-and-coming theatre troupe promises a show that strategically blends comedy and social justice, challenging viewers to think about […]

Tennis and Life Camps receive $1 million donation: Boy and Betty Toy give a lot of love to their former camp

The Gustavus Tennis and Life Camps recently received a generous one million dollar donation from Boy and Betty Toy of Mounds View, Minnesota. The donation will help with the renovation of the Swanson Tennis Center, including expansion and improvements to […]