The Gustavian Weekly

Day: November 1, 2019 | The Gustavian Weekly

Controversial diversity posters pop up around campus: Posters spark a discussion of campus diversity

Last Thursday, as Give to Gustavus Day overtook the campus cafeteria, controversial posters started popping up around campus. These posters, which criticized the campus administration through statements such as “$70,000,000 dollars in renovations for Nobel and a closet for diversity,” […]

Campus Safety Report (11/1/19)

Sunday, October 13 A student reported a suspicious incident while walking on campus between Campus Center and Sohre Hall. Monday, October 14 Campus Safety was called for a harassing phone call in Sohre Hall. Tuesday, October 15 Campus Safety responded […]

Gustavus student radio successfully brought back on air: KGSM revived after semester long radio silence

The Gustavus student radio station, KGSM, successfully restarted last year after the latest in a series of setbacks, which have impeded its existence on campus for over the past twenty years. “[Co-President of KGSM] Alma Jorgensen and I… wanted a […]

Walktober helps Gusties walk off stress: GustieWELL provides students with a positive outlet for stress

Stress is always something that’s on the mind of Gustavus students. GustieWELL and the Peer Assistants (PAs) are aware of this issue and are constantly trying to find new ways to help. Over the month of October, the mental health […]

Preview: J-Term 2020 Study Abroad Trips

Students spend January 2019 in Indonesia

This coming January, Gustavus students will disperse to locations all over the world through this year’s ten J-Term IEX programs. Gusties were eager to get involved in the 2020 J-Term experiences, according to Assistant Director of Study Away Programs Bryan […]

Gustie of the Week: Elisabeth Cherland

Cherland is originally from Saskatchewan, Canada.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Music, Dr. Elisabeth Cherland, has found herself more grounded in her roots since coming to Gustavus. “I’m really thrilled to be here in Minnesota and at a Lutheran institution,” Cherland said. Originally from Saskatchewan, Canada, Cherland […]

Catching up with the Speech and Debate Team

Previously a co-curricular organization, the Speech and Debate Team became a student-run organization in the fall of 2018. Since then, the group has witnessed tremendous growth in membership and multiple successful tournaments. It not only nurtures the art of public […]

Horror on the Hill

The great poster debate

One of the diversity posters found earlier this week in Beck Academic Hall.

For those who are frequent visitors of the campus center or Beck Hall, it may have been noticed that new posters made their way onto the walls. While a lot of the  posters we see around campus are for fun […]

The meaning of true diversity

A controversial poster put on the bulletin board in the Jackson Campus Center.

During the past week, a poster was found in Beck with the quote, “How can we so freely advertise diversity…when we clearly don’t have enough?”. This poster has caused an uproar of debate on campus as to just how diverse […]