The Gustavian Weekly

Year: 2019 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gustavus launches largest fundraising campaign in college history

The Show the World Campaign was announced at this year’s Alumni Awards Banquet.

On Friday, Sept. 27, Gustavus launched its largest campaign in the College’s history with a goal of $225 million dollars. The announcement, which was first made at the annual Homecoming Weekend Alumni Awards Banquet, held this year in Lund Arena. […]

Campus Safety Report (10/4/19)

Monday, September 23rd A CF was contact about a student of concern and Residential Life was called to help with the situation in Pittman Hall. Campus Safety responded to Norelius Hall for an alcohol incident. A CF had a student […]

A Letter to Our Community (10/4/19)

As college students we are all familiar with the struggles of mental health, stress, and hardships of life. This September the Gustavus community lost two students, First-year Alexander Sarlis and Sophomore Joshua Birchem, within a week of each other. In […]

Gustavus community celebrates Rash Hashanah at Chapel

On October 1, members of the Gustavus community celebrated the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah with a chapel service led by Dr. Marian Broida, Interfaith Program Coordinator of the Chaplains’ Office. “We are flawed human beings struggling to do better […]

Gustavus bans CBD concentrates on campus: Updated Gustie Guide now includes CBD as a marijuana product

CBD oil bottles such as above are now against Gustavus policy as laid out in the Gustie Guide.

The Gustie Guide for 2019-2020 has updated the marijuana violations to include the use of CBD concentrates. As of June 2019 CBD products will no longer be allowed on the Gustavus Campus. CBD stands for Cannabidiol, which is one of […]

Fall Fest Fun

Tackling the issue of club sports

Quinn Bentz, a player on the Women’s Rugby team, makes a play down the rugby pitch.

In recent years, club sports at Gustavus have been successful. The Women’s Rugby team placed fourth in the nation in the fall of 2018; the Gustavus Dance Team second at Nationals and the Men’s Rugby team had one of their […]

The common, common cold

The campus is currently flooded with tissues and sick students..

Fall brings so many great things, but it also brings the sick bug that Gusties can’t seem to get away from. Gustavus offers various resources and tips to prevent getting sick this time of year, and for those who fall […]

Battle the climate crisis on campus

Quinn Bentz, a player on the Women’s Rugby team, makes a play down the rugby pitch.

Greta Thunberg saying, “How dare you,” is perhaps her most striking line from her address to the United Nations Climate Summit. By now, I’m sure that we all are a bit sick of hearing about climate change. Here at Gustavus, […]

Volleyball prepares for next MIAC test: Gusties hold 8-8 overall record and are 1-1 in MIAC play

Junior Kate Holtan goes for a kill during a match against St. Olaf Sept. 26. The Gusties have split games so far this season, holding a record of 8-8.

The Gustie volleyball team earned their first MIAC conference win last week on Thursday when they swept St. Olaf. In their following match during homecoming, the Gusties then lost in three sets to Northwestern. In set one against the Oles […]