The Gustavian Weekly

Year: 2020 - The Gustavian Weekly

Campus responds to new COVID-19 guidelines: Gustavus sets new COVID-19 rules to help brings students back to campus

Thus far, new on-campus COVID-19 guidelines are generally being followed. “{The rules have been followed]very well. I am very impressed with the students on campus,” Assistant Vice President for Student Life, Megan Ruble, said. In order to maintain everyone’s safety […]

Campus Safety Report (9/18/2020)

Tuesday, September 1 Campus safety responded to a fire alarm in Rundstrom Hall, no smoke, no fire, no damage. Campus Safety was contacted for a welfare check request. Campus Safety was contacted for a welfare check request. Thursday, September 3 […]

Gustavus students face effects of campus housing decisions

Campus housing has been an unusual point of stress for Gustavus students this semester. Some students have even opted to take the entire semester online. However, their decision to go virtual is negatively affecting their financial aid awards. Is this […]

Counseling Center hires BIPOC support professionals

President Rebecca Bergman announced the hiring of two new counselors on the first day of fall semester who specifically support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students. The change stems from the work the Counseling Center has been doing in […]

First-year class adjusts to COVID on The Hill

Gustavus’s first-year class has had a lot to adjust to, from an abrupt end to their senior year to starting college while dealing with ramifications from the COVID-19 pandemic. Collegiate Fellows (CFs) in first-year dorms have been noticing a change […]

Gusties of the Week: Regina Olono & Hiwot Sugebo

This week’s Gusties of the Week celebrates two strong student leaders on campus. Junior Regina Olono and Senior Hiwot Sugebo are two Gusties who are highly involved in the community. Their most recent involvement is as president and vice president […]

Victoria DeVille hosts Drag Bingo Night: Campus Activities Board invites Minneapolis queen to campus

As Gusties persist through the hardships faced due to social distancing and limited interaction, Gustavus’ Campus Activities Board (CAB) continues to strengthen community solidarity through socially-distanced, interactive events. In collaboration with the Gustie Greeters, CAB arranged the Drag Bingo Night […]

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Coping with COVID-19 Stress

Just about everyone these days has been feeling like they are wildly out of control of their lives. Now try being a college student. Our entire lives, including where we will be living and eating, what we will be doing […]

Life sucks, what can we do about it?

The past six months have undoubtedly been difficult for everyone in the Gustavus community and beyond. Right now, the world is dealing with a global pandemic, racist injustice in our law enforcement and justice system, and an upcoming election where […]