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Month: October 2019 | The Gustavian Weekly

Fall Visit Days 2019 attracts potential Gusties: Gustavus Admission Office hosts event for admited students

Fall Visit Day allows potential students to get a large-scale feel of campus during the fall semester.

Fall Visit Days begins this week on Thursday, Oct. 17th and Friday Oct. 18th. Current high school students are invited to come to Gustavus between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to experience Gustavus. Prospective students will be able to sit […]

Campus Safety Report (10/18/19)

Sunday, October 6th Campus Safety investigated a suspicious circumstance in Complex. All the furniture in the basement of Complex had been turned over. Monday, October 7th Campus Safety responded to a medical incident at Christ Chapel. Tuesday, October 8th No […]

University of Minnesota Professor gives Inka Empire lecture: Professor Kosiba brings enlightening cultural context Gustavus

On Monday, Oct. 14, Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota Steve Kosiba visited campus to present a lecture titled “The Weight of a Mountain: The Politics of Landscape and History in the Inka Empire.” This […]

Give to Gustavus Day kicks off next week: Annual event Give to Gustavus Day helps entire campus

Give to Gustavus Day starts Oct. 24.

Next Thursday, Oct. 24, the annual fundraising event known as Give to Gustavus Day will take place. Historically, this day has been marked as the single most important day in contributing to the Gustavus Fund. Donations received during the fundraiser […]

Review: Mean Girls at the Orpheum

The marquee display for the “Mean Girls” play at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Minneapolis.

On Thursday, Oct. 10, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) sponsored an event where students were able to see the Mean Girls musical at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis. CAB co-Presidents Senior Emily Scroggins and Junior Aly Granholm planned and coordinated […]

Gustie of the Week: Tyra Banks

Banks is a member of the track and field team where she partici- pates in long-jump and sprinting events.

Junior Tyra Banks is a well-known student who has made a profound impact at Gustavus. “If you see [Banks] out and about, there’s a one hundred percent guarantee that she will be a light brightening other people’s day. Her ability […]

The Weirdest Places on Campus

Three Crowns, five stars

Three Crowns students on a visit to the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Nearly every incoming first-year shares a simultaneous heart-drop during the last month of their high school senior year when Gustavus mails one more envelope requesting yet another seemingly life-changing decision to be made: Three Crowns program or Liberal Arts curriculum? […]

To those who suffer in silence

Light therapy boxes to help with SAD can be found in the library.

After the coldest week of the year so far, I’m sure that we’re all looking forward to the rest of fall and eventually the holiday season. But for many students on campus, including myself, the colder season and overcast skies […]

The period problem

Health Services gives out some free hygiene products.

Saturday, Oct. 19 is National Period Day and in heart of this, there will be a rally in Minneapolis along with several other cities around the nation. National Period Day and the rallies associated with it work for three main […]