The Gustavian Weekly

Day: November 9, 2018 | The Gustavian Weekly

2018 Midterm election results are in: Gustavus student organizations host events in light of recent election

Students tabled outside the Evelyn Young Dining Room to inform students and promote voting.

The midterm elections on Tuesday, November 6, have no doubt been a topic floating around campus and have been for the few previous months leading up to this talked about event. Many student organizations and student leaders on campus have […]

Campus Safety Report (11/9/18)

Monday, October 29 Campus Safety responded to Graffiti being written on a room door in Norelius Hall. Campus Safety responded to inappropriate harassing communications in Norelius Hall. Campus Safety responded to the Football Stadium for injury involving a player. The […]

Lecture on economic growth given as part of philosophy and economics workshop: St. Olaf professor shares research on wealth and property rights

From 4:40 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 13 in Beck 101, Professor Colin Harris will be presenting his paper, “Wealth Destroying Property Rights,” as part of a Philosophy, Politics, and Economics workshop created by Gustavus. Professor Podemska-Mikluch arranged the […]

LALACS event addresses migration issues in the U.S.

The Latin American, Latina/o, and Caribbean Studies program is hosting an informative event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on November 14 in Confer Hall room 127. The event will present on the current issue of migration in the Americas. The […]

Spotlight on: Measure by Measure

This week, the Gustavus Theatre and Dance department will be bringing to life William Shakespeare’s famous play, Measure for Measure. The play deals with themes like coercion, corruption, and sexual violence. The show follows the character of Isabella, a nun […]

Gustie of the Week: Bethel Seyoum

Seyoum spent the summer of 2018 studying abroad in London.

Senior Financial Economics Major Bethel Seyoum is enjoying her third consecutive year as the Co-President/Class Officer for Class of 2019. She is also involved in the Gustavus Student Senate, the Interfaith Leadership Council, the International and Cultural Education Center, the […]

Gustie of the Week: Richard Leitch

Leitch wants his students to learn to think critically and logically.

During their four years at Gustavus, many students are fortunate to take a class with engaging professors who are highly passionate in the fields they are experts in. Aside from classroom learning, they continue unlocking their curiosity by pursuing internships […]

Drowning deep in debt

Homesickness hits on a whole new level

The end of fall is a common time for students to become ill.

Everyone can agree that being sick sucks. Whether it be a minor cold, or a bedridden flu, not being at your absolute best is never fun. It always feels as if I’ve taken advantage of my good health once I’ve […]

Halt the holidays

It is not uncommon to see tacky holiday decorations lining the roads before Thanksgiving

With Halloween in the rearview mirror, that means it should be time to make room for turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes. That is how it should be, but according to all the stores and malls, they think otherwise. It may […]