The Gustavian Weekly

Day: March 6, 2020 - The Gustavian Weekly

GWiL Conference celebrates tenth anniversary: Gustavus Women in Leadership honors women of the past, present and future

Alumni and former Visiting Professor of Communication Studies Ava Goepfert attended the 2019 GWIL Conference along with many others.

Gustavus Women in Leadership (GWiL) is a student- led on- campus organization, founded in 2010. GWIL was first founded by Kathi Tunheim with alumni Kari Clark (‘91). “[GWiL was founded] to help our students advocate for themselves, live purposeful lives, […]

Campus Safety Report (3/6/2020)

Monday, February 24th Campus Safety responded to Norelius Hall for welfare check. Campus Safety received a request for a welfare check in Uhler Hall. Tuesday, February 25th A CF witnessed a student drinking during class. A CF was approached about […]

Building Bridges tackles Climate Change: Annual conference continues campus conversation through a social justice lens

This year’s Building Bridges co-chairs Greta Dupslaff and James Miller.

Climate change is not a new subject of conversation for Gustavus students. Students have been thinking innovatively about how to be a more green campus for years, and this open dialogue has led to compost bins around campus, compostable utensils, […]

Gusties take political action on Super Tuesday: Gustavus students encourage each other to vote in Democratic primaries

This year’s Building Bridges co-chairs Greta Dupslaff and James Miller.

This past week, many Americans had the opportunity to voice their opinions in the primary elections. Super Tuesday, the day on which 14 states including Minnesota held their primaries, took place on Tuesday, March 3. Masses of Gusties took an […]

Catching up with My Sister’s Boyfriend

Junior Carrie Bather and Senior Bradley VanTatenhove have joined together with two alumni, Avery Bather ‘18 and Garrett Meier ‘19, to make one well-known band both on and off campus. The band was formed about a year and a half […]

Gustie of the Week: Pa Ying Lor

This week’s Gustie of the Week is Junior Pa Ying Lor, an Elementary Education major from St. Paul, MN. Coming from a large, diverse city such as St. Paul, Lor appreciated how Gustavus’ welcoming community eased her transition into St. […]

Gustie of the Week: Amelia Vosen

As Captain of Gustavus Women’s Hockey Team, Senior Amelia Vosen is ready for the final moments in her last semester at Gustavus. She is a Management major from Newton, Minnesota. One of the main reasons why chose to attend college […]

Building Bridges Over the Years

Building Bridges is a student-led organization that aims to educate the Gustavus and the larger Saint Peter community on topics relating to social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion. This conference encourages the community to open themselves up to the many […]

The hierarchy of poetry

For as long as the arts have existed people have divided them among the classes. Literature, opera, and ballet for the high class and folktales, young adult novels and folk music for the lower classes. With all the different social […]

Redefining success in college

In my senior year of high school, I submitted college applications to a handful of schools I was interested in. I filled out many forms with my name, birthdate and GPA. I wrote pages about the things I was involved […]