The Gustavian Weekly

Day: September 14, 2018 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gustavus transitions to tobacco free: Students and faculty react to new no-smoking policy

New “No-Smoking” signs can now be found around campus.

Gustavus Adolphus College often finds itself at the center of heated debates when it announces major changes. This past spring, on May 21, 2018, Gustavus President Bergman sent an email to the student body announcing that Gustavus would become a […]

Campus Safety Report (9/14/18)

Monday, September 3 Campus safety responded to a 911 call of a suspicious person following a student. Campus Safety responded to a alcohol violation in Norelius Hall involving one student. Campus Safety took a report of ongoing unwanted communication from […]

CAB hosts Harbour for fall concert: The new year kicks off with a visit from the indie-rock band

Harbour performs for Gustavus students and staff in the Eckman Mall.

The Campus Activities Board wasted no time getting the entertainment rolling this year.  At 8:00 p.m. on Friday Sept. 7, Gustavus hosted the indie rock band Harbour at the Eckman Mall outside the Campus Center.  The band played original songs […]

The Mayhem Poets introduce poetry with a twist

Three of the Mayhem Poets share their art and ideas in the Courtyard Cafe.

On Tuesday, Sept. 11 the Campus Activities Board hosted an event called Mayhem Poetry.  The board was eager to host this event because of the variety it offered in terms of the styles of poetry.  “Mayhem Poets is a group […]

Gustie of the Week – Patricia English

Professor English enjoys traveling abroad during her free time.

Patricia English, an Associate Professor in the Communication Studies Department, is currently celebrating her eighteenth year teaching at Gustavus. Well-beloved on the Hill, she is known among her dear colleagues and students as Patty. On campus, Patty teaches Intercultural, Interpersonal, […]

Gustie of the Week – Mandii Braun

In her spare time, Mandii enjoys playing the ukelele.

At the age of nineteen, college sophomore, double major, double minor, Amanda or Mandii Braun heads to meeting with politician, Jeff Brand.  For her, this is a normal Tuesday afternoon.  Braun grew up in the suburbs of the Twin Cities. […]

Spotlight on: FOCUS IN/ON art collective

From September 10 to November 4, 2018, The Hillstrom Museum of Art (HMA) presents two exhibits to the public. One of them is FOCUS IN/ON, a collaborative art project between the HMA and a Gustavus faculty member featuring Minnesota artist […]

Tales from Abroad: Katie Keelin

Katie Keelin is a Junior Gustie currently studying away in Denmark. This week, she took a moment to reflect on her time there so far, which has been a truly positive experience for her. Katie said she chose to study […]

First Year Friends

Turning trash into soil

The main composting area of Gustavus lies near the campus’ greenhouse.

How often do you compost? If you’ve ever tried, you probably know how difficult it can be on a college campus. It’s hard to find a compost bin nearly anywhere, and there are only a few near The Caf. However, […]