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Month: May 2019 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

Advice for the Floundering First-Year (5/17/19)

Congratulations on making it to the end of your first year. You may not realize it, but this is a big feat. Hopefully you are happy with how this year went, but if not, I hope you’re able to re-assess […]

Recognize the importance of self reflection

This year at Gustavus has been wonderful for the campus community, it was far from perfect, but our community grew so much over the past two semesters. At the end of the year, I always find myself reflecting on my […]

Letter from the Editor (5/17/19)

As the 2018 – 2019 academic year comes to a close, I wanted to personally thank each and every student, faculty, alumni, and every supporter of the Gustavian Weekly both near and far. It has been a successful year full […]

Striving for a healthy community

There are countless news stories, personal stories, research, and even jokes, surrounding the topic of vaccination. Vaccines are important precautions to diseases. To prevent getting struck with a deadly, or even mild, disease, many people go and get vaccinated. But […]

Men’s Tennis falls to Chicago at Nationals: Johnson and Whaling prepare for Individual Championships

This past weekend, the Gusties competed in the regional leg of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championships hosted at the University of Chicago. After a perfect 9-0 conference record, the team was named MIAC Champions for the 31st consecutive year and […]

Gusties place fourth in conference meet: Six Women’s Track and Field athletes place first

Junior Katie Keelin competes in the hammer throw at the Conference Outdoor Championships. Keelin placed first in the event earning her All-Conference and a bid to Nationals.

The Gustavus Women’s Track and Field team competed in the final meet of the season this past weekend, the MIAC Championships. The event took place in St. Paul at the University of St. Thomas and spanned two days. Going into […]

Men’s Track and Field earn third in Outdoors: Hensch becomes first MIAC athlete to place first in all throws

Senior Michael Hensch made history at the MIAC Outdoor Championships, becoming the first thrower ever to place first in the shot put, javelin, discus, and hammer throw.

The Gustavus Men’s Track and Field Team took third at the MIAC Outdoor Championships last weekend. Once again, Senior Michael Hensch and Sophomore Taylor Rooney led the team with unprecedented performances at the Conference Meet. While many members of the […]

Understanding white privilege at Gustavus: 20th annual White Privilege Conference inspires discussion on campus

On Tuesday, May 7, a group of faculty, staff, and administration members held a talk titled “Understanding and Interrupting White Privilege,” in which they discussed the White Privilege Conference they attended in March. This year marked the 20th annual White […]

Campus Safety Report (5/10/19)

Monday, March 11 A CF reported that a student is harassing other students and will not stop. Campus Safety received a slip-and-fall accident report from outside Campus Center. Campus Safety responded to Lund Arena Lot, a Gustavus visitor reported a […]

Philosophy lecture sparks conversation: Dr. Kenneth Stikkers shares ideas on the meaning of freedom

What do we mean when we talk about freedom? The lecture hosted by the Philosophy Department, “To Preserve Their Freedom: What Frederick Douglass and the Haitian Revolution Teach us About the Meaning of Freedom,” took place on May 9 from […]