The Gustavian Weekly

Month: March 2020 - The Gustavian Weekly

COVID-19 Online Issue: March 26th, 2020

Gustavian Weekly Issue 18

Faculty and Staff Cope with COVID-19 Pandemic

The rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic has led to Gustavus suspending all in-person instruction as well as on-campus living for the remainder of the semester. The decision has had immediate impacts on the entire Gustavus community, and further effects are still […]

College Faces Financial Fears Amid COVID-19: Uncertain Times Lead to Financial Worries among Staff and Students

The spread of COVID-19 has brought with it a flood of economic worries and uncertainties, and now that Gustavus has closed its doors for the rest of the Spring Semester, the question of how the school will be impacted financially […]

The Difficulty of going Digital: Online Learning Forces Classes to get Creative or Make Serious Cuts

As Gusties are all too aware, class plans have been changing quickly. Due to the suspension of in-person classes, as announced last week, professors have been scrambling to re-arrange class schedules, assignments and projects. However, due to the nature of […]

Unprecedented Events: 1998 Tornado, 2020 Coronavirus

On March 29, 1998, Saint Peter was devastated by a F-3 tornado that destroyed homes, tore through the campus of Gustavus, and took one life. Almost twenty-two years later, Gustavus (and the entire world) has been forced to confront the […]

Searching for structure in a chaotic world

a designated workspace is helpful for learning at home.

The past week for college students across the country has been stressful to say the least – within the span of just a few days we went from just washing our hands more often to having the rest of the […]

What to do when there’s nothing to do

On any normal day, having no responsibilities and time off from class sounds fantastic, but when it comes to days of staying inside, Netflix and doing absolutely nothing gets old real fast. Having to stay inside has led to doing […]

Gustavus prepares for possible COVID-19: Administration makes arrangements to keep campus healthy and virus-free

By now, just about everyone has heard about the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The viral outbreak has been a subject of focus for every news outlet in the country and many citizens have been carefully watching the movement of the virus […]

Campus Safety Report (3/13/2020)

Saturday, February 29th A suspicious person was reported to Campus Safety. The area was checked and no one was located. Monday, March 2nd No incidents reported Tuesday, March 3rd No incidents reported Wednesday, March 4th Campus Safety responded to a […]

St. Peter bowling alley owner admits to accidentally starting fire

As much of the Saint Peter community knows, the KingPins bowling alley, frequented by many Gustavus students, burned down the morning of February 16. Many in the Gustavus community expressed shock and sadness at the news, and many have been […]