The Gustavian Weekly

Month: April 2018 | The Gustavian Weekly

Colleges Against Cancer hosts annual Relay for Life

If you want college students to get involved with an issue, you should get food involved, right? That’s exactly what the Gustavus Colleges Against Cancer group has done. During their several weeks of fundraising leading up to their main event, […]

Men’s Tennis continues MIAC dominance – Win over Carleton is the team’s 300th consecutive victory in conference play

The Gustavus men’s tennis team, which is currently ranked #8 in the country with a 17-8 overall record, is once again enjoying a successful season. The term “once again” is almost necessary when describing the team’s strong season, as the […]

Attend local cultural events

For a Swedish Lutheran college in the Midwest, Gustavus has a pretty impressive variety of cultural events on campus. Our student body may not be as diverse as our mission statement likes to claim, but those students who are from […]

Students deserve creative freedom

Ever since I was a child I have thrived in academic situations that involved using creativity. I looked forward to Art Class (that came twice a week for less than an hour); I lived for the days in English that […]

Viva Eurovision!

Have you ever wondered how ABBA was discovered? Celine Dion? Or where the song Volare came from? Look no further than Eurovision, the Eurasia wide song contest. The most important day of the year is coming up, May 12. You […]

Gustavus Women in Leadership holding big conference

This weekend, the Gustavus Women in Leadership organization will be heading to their big conference held annually in the spring. This  will mark  the organization’s eighth event as such. This year’s topic is “Leadership: Influence, Not Authority.” GWiL focuses on […]

AMOM hosts first “Tie-Blanket” themed SNL

If any Gustavus student or visitor keeps their eyes peeled, they may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Moana, Mulan, or Rapunzel walking up and down the halls of the Student Center. This has not always been the […]

Exploring the problems and ethics of touring

As Gustavus students prepare to study abroad, Dr. Gabriela Spears-Rico gives an informative, eye-opening presentation, “The Problems and Ethics of Touring Indigenous Communities: A P’urhepecha Case Study.” Spears-Rico is a graduate of Stanford University who came to the Gustavus campus […]

Campus Safety Report (4/27/18)

Monday, April 16 Campus Safety took a report of a fire extinguisher found discharged in Uhler Hall. An online report was submitted about possible hazing activity on College grounds. Wednesday, April 18 Campus Safety responded to file an injury report […]

Relay for Life

Gustavus will be hosting its annual relay for life Friday April, 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. in Lund. Come support groups like the American Cancer Society and Colleges Against Cancer. Relay for Life is a fundraiser for the […]