The Gustavian Weekly

Day: November 8, 2019 | The Gustavian Weekly

Gustavus voices contribute to on-going conversation: Community insight adds clarity to campus diversity concerns

Students in Queer Theory often lead the discussion-based course themselves

The conversation surrounding diversity at Gustavus has continued this week after anonymous students from an English class on Queer Theory hung posters around campus questioning the way that the Gustavus administration handles diversity.  It should be known that I am […]

First Forward Network offers resources to first-generation students

According to the Center for Inclusive Excellence, Gustavus has anywhere from 275 to 300 first-generation students on campus at any given time. Given this high percentage of students who have no familial background in higher education, it makes sense that […]

Gustavus celebrates Día de los Muertos and Hmong New Year

Prof. Rob Kendrick seeks to help students form their own evidence-based opinions.

Hosted in the Courtyard Cafe, this is past Friday, Nov. 1 the Gustavus campus held two joint events by the Organization for Latinx American Students (OLAS), and the Hmong American Cultural Outreach (HACO) student organizations. The first celebration, named “Rejoining […]

Faculty achievements celebrated on Founder’s Day

While October 31 is considered by most to be a day filled with tricks and treats, for our Gustavus community, it is also a day of heritage, service and recognition. Commemorating the dedication of Old Main in 1876 and the […]

Gustie of the Week: Aaron Geringer

Geringer is described by his co-workers as humorous and generous.

This week’s Gustie of the Week is Gustavus’ Mental Health Therapist, Aaron Geringer. Geringer, originally from Wheatland, Wyoming, interned at Gustavus from Fall of 2016 to Spring of 2017 while in graduate school,  and eventually made his way back to […]

Gustie of the Week: Weston Lombard

Lombard attributes his strong work ethic to his involvement in baseball.

This week’s Gustie of the Week is Junior Weston Lombard, an Accounting major from Stillwater, MN and co-founder of School Shark LLC. School Shark is a business founded by Lombard and his baseball teammates, Juniors John Campisi and Christian Johnson, […]

Into the Woods

This past weekend, a thrilling musical theatre production took Gustavus by storm. Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” in which many well-known fairy tales converge to form one story, was directed by Henry MacCarthy and performed in Anderson Theatre between October […]

A letter from your Editor

For decades, The Gustavian Weekly has been a part of our campus as a forum that fosters and invites discussion among students and faculty alike. It is also a place where those from any background may come to have a […]

Finding intellectual fulfillment

Walk anywhere on campus, and you’ll find a never-ending array of posters advertising events, parties and get-togethers put on by student organizations and academic departments alike. At times, the number of events happening on campus can seem overwhelming. There are […]

Letter to the Editor (11/8/19)

I’m writing in regard to the opinion articles posted in last week’s publication about diversity. Lauren Casey’s article titled “The great poster debate” is deeply rooted in white privilege and ignorance. At the end of her article she states, “For […]