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Month: September 2019 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gustavus gears up for Homecoming 2019: Students celebrate by particating in Gustavus traditions

As pictured, student organizations paint the windows in the Evelyn Young Dinning Room.

Homecoming Week has arrived and the Campus Activities Board has planned an eventful several days for Gusties. From painting to lip syncing, Homecoming brings an abundance of fun for all: students, alumni and faculty alike. This year’s theme “Going for […]

Homecoming Preview

After a close loss to No. 4 ranked St. John’s University, the Gustavus Football team is hoping to rebound in this year’s homecoming matchup against No. 8 ranked Bethel University. The team enters the contest with a record of 2-1, […]

Campus Safety Report (9/27/19)

Monday, September 16th No incidents reported Tuesday, September 17th Campus Safety responded to a fire alarm at Uhler Hall. Wednesday, September 18th Campus Safety was called to the Health Service office for a student that had fallen down outside of […]

New Wayfinding Program helps welcome visitors to campus

The new wayfinding signs, as pictured, can be found throughout campus.

The new wayfinding and signage program began last year, but discussion about a wayfinding plan “began around 30 years ago,” Vice President for Marketing and Communication Tim Kennedy said. “Gustavus… does so many things so well, but one of the […]

Gustavus Greek Life welcomes new members: Rush Week brings new faces to Gustavus fraternities and sororities

The Alpha Sigma Tau sorority gathered on the Gustavus sign for a photo.

Last week, Gustavus Greek Life organizations gained dozens of new members as Rush Week came to a close. Greek organizations have a long history on campus. Rush Week is an annual event where potential new members are asked to pledge […]

Homecoming 2019 Checklist

Bring back CBD

Starting this year, Gustavus enforced a new policy that prohibits students from having possession of Cannabidiol (CBD) on campus. This came as a shock to many students, as it has been praised in the news and has been proven to […]

Multilingualism in our Global Society

The Culpeper Language Center offers a space to practice your knowledge in several languages.

The internet, politics, natural resources, travel, economy and sheer curiosity connect every country into the global society that we live in. Individual countries no longer function as the singular entities that they once were. What happens in one country is […]

Choosing the planet over price

A daily menu for the Gustavus cafeteria

As students settled into a new school year, challenging classes made for howling stomachs. The familiar aroma of mashed potatoes was welcoming and fresh fruit can never be passed up on a September afternoon. However, as students walked confidently through […]

Letter to the Editor (9/27/19)

This is my second year on the hill, and I’ve enjoyed most of the perks of being back at Gustavus, including seeing my friends, learning exciting things in my classes, and being surrounded by our beautiful campus. However, one area […]