The Gustavian Weekly

Month: February 2020 - The Gustavian Weekly

Campus tastes and celebrates different cultures at Fast-a-Thon event

Gustavus held its Fast-a-Thon on Thursday, Feb. 20, an event that has been happening since 2013. The Multifaith Leadership Council (MLC) and Muslim Students Association (MSA). “[We] decided to work on this program together. Both groups belong to the Diversity […]

Campus Safety Report (2/28/2020)

Monday, February 17th A Gustavus employee reported the loss of a campus key. A student reported possibly being drugged while at an off-campus gathering. Campus Safety was contacted in regards to a mental health concern. Campus Safety performed a welfare […]

Climate talk continues at Gustavus: University of Maine professor brings book-based lecture to campus

University of Maine Professor Paul Mayewski visited campus February 26, to present a lecture titled “Journey into Climate.” Dr. Mayewski is an acclaimed glaciologist, climate scientist and explorer, as well as the Director of the Climate Change Institute and a […]

Sports to stats: Dennis Lock lectures on campus: NFL statistician brings Gustavus insight into the world of football

Last week, Gustavus students had the opportunity to hear a statistician talk about their work. However, Dennis Lock is no ordinary statistician. Lock works for the NFL as the Director of Football Research and Strategy for the Buffalo Bills. His […]

Black History Month: Soul Food History

Demolishing the political boys’ club

With the Minnesota Presidential Primary coming up on Tuesday, March 3, I’m sure that the election is weighing heavy on your minds. Or, that’s what my political science major mind wants to tell myself. In my perfect world, we would […]

Tolerating the intolerance

In the year 2020, dietary restrictions have become something that many of us have learned to recognize and respect in our communities. People need to be able to take care of their bodies, and a big part of that is […]

The real value of the real world

It’s only the third week of school, and I’ve only been on campus for about a week. And I plan on missing several more days later this semester. I don’t usually miss this much school, but this semester I’ve been […]

Introverts are tired of being misunderstood

It is my belief that introversion as a personality trait is deeply misunderstood, especially by extroverts. Introversion is not the same as shyness. Introversion does not mean that one doesn’t like to talk to people; many introverts love conversation. We […]

Track and Field competes at Mankato: Rooney competes at USATF Indoor Championships

Junior Taylor Rooney competes in the 60 meter hurdles at the Mankato State University Invite. Rooney also recently competed at the USATF Indoor Championship meet

After competing with a split squad at SDSU and Carleton the weekend of February 15, the Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams competed in Mankato this past weekend in their last meet before the MIAC Indoor Championships. While […]