The Gustavian Weekly

Month: September 2018 | The Gustavian Weekly

Exploring our most fundamental resource – 54th annual Nobel Conference to focus on Soil: A Universe Underfoot

The 54th annual Nobel Conference, held October 2 and 3, “invites participants to consider the vast diversity and complexity of soil, and to ponder the challenges we face in protecting this most fundamental resource,” the conference website said.  The two-day […]

Campus Safety Report (9/28/18)

Monday, September 17 Campus safety gave a student a medical escort to the Rivers Edge emergency room. Tuesday, September 18 No incidents reported.  Wednesday, September 19 Campus Safety responded to a medical assist in College View. The student was going […]

Family weekend kicks of October

Gustavus families are getting ready for the annual Gustavus Family Weekend on October 12 to 14.  From evening films in Wallenberg to bingo and pizza, students and their families will be busy enjoying campus and St. Peter. To kick off […]

Mankato powwow brings Dakota families together

At 12:30 p.m. last Saturday, September 22, a bus filled with students left Gustavus bound for the 46th Annual Mahkato Native American powwow in Mankato.  “You are invited to the 46th Annual Mahkato Pow Wow on September 21-23, 2018 at […]

Reviewing The Good Food Revolution

A first-year student spends her afternoon paging through her copy.

Beginning in the 2000-2001 Academic Year, the Reading in Common program has provided 19 classes of Gusties with books of high literary quality and interdisciplinary significance. As part of the tradition, the Reading in Common books deal with themes connected […]

Gustie of the Week: Lucio Gonzalez

Lucio hails from Inglewood, California.

Few people have involved themselves in the Gustavus community as much as Lucio Gonzalez.  Lucio is a junior Political Science and Philosophy double major from Inglewood, California.  He chose Gustavus particularly for the Political Science department and wanted the adventure […]

2018: The 54th Nobel Conference

Greek life: more than a stereotype

Greek life new member education night brought several to Alumni Hall.

When the words “fraternity” and “sorority” are brought up, it is common to automatically picture a bunch of guys wearing boat shoes with perfectly parted hair, or a pack of sorority girls squatting the day away. This stereotype has been […]

Representation still matters

The International Festival shows diversity on Gustavus’ campus each year.

Looking around GAC, anyone can see that Gustavus is not exactly the most diverse college campus. With the Emmy’s just behind us, all over the news are reports about the award ceremony’s diversity, or better said, lack of diversity again […]

Pineapple pizz-nah

This pizza has been tainted by pineapple.

What a wonderful world we live in. A world where people can enjoy the lovely creation that is pizza. A world where people can have any toppings they so choose. A world where there is no judgement for the kind […]