The Gustavian Weekly

Day: October 2, 2020 - The Gustavian Weekly

56th annual Noble Conference preview: Cancer in the Age of Biotechnology

The 56th Nobel Conference will take place virtually on October 6 and 7, and will be available to livestream through the Gustavus website. Planning for the 56th Nobel Conference began in 2018, when Professor and Conference co-chair Dwight Stoll emailed […]

Campus Safety Report (10/2/2020)

Monday, September 21st Campus Safety responded to a Medical Assist near Three Flags. Student was taken by ambulance to Rivers Edge Hospital. A CF went and checked on a resident in Sorensen Hall, per the Director of Residential Life, and […]

Upperclassmen move back into campus: Students finally return to campus on Sept. 25th

Last weekend, between Sept. 25 and Sept. 27, Gustavus’ upperclassmen returned to campus as they trickled in nearly one month after the arrival of the freshmen. Approximately 870 students moved in this past weekend, raising the population of students present […]

Gusties Vote 2020 encourages students to vote on Nov. 3rd

A s the November election approaches, the Gustavus community is mobilizing towards campus-wide voter engagement. Gustavus has a history of encouraging voting as a civic duty, and that effort has paid off. In 2018, the College won the State of […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art unveils cancer-inspired works

One of the works of art featured in the Hillstrom Museum.

With this year’s Nobel Conference just around the corner, cancer is something in the minds of many on campus. Currently, the Hillstrom Museum of Art is exhibiting two art collections that coincide with the Nobel theme. The collections, Artists Who […]

Gustie of the Week: Melanie Kistnasamy

Junior Melanie Kistnasamy hopes her studies here at Gustavus will help her improve her home country of Mauritius.

You may recognize Junior Dhareni “Melanie” Kistnasamy from the 2019 Saint Lucia court at Gustavus. She is majoring in environmental studies with an intended minor in geographic information systems. Kistnasamy is from Mauritius, an island located 500 miles east of […]

Tune into the Departments of Theatre and Dance

This year, the seating in the Anderson Theatre was updated.

The Theatre and Dance Department continues to play a pivotal role in the creative lives and self-expressions of Gusties. Its core mission emphasizes the “value of performance as a vital means of working for social justice and personal transformation.” As […]

Fall Favorites!

Corinne Stremmel, ‘21 Editor-in-Chief My favorite fall activity is going for hikes and enjoying the fall leaves because I love seeing how the bright colors change throughout the season. Ben Wick, ‘21 Assistant Editor-in-Chief My favorite fall activity is drinking […]

Upperclassmen move-in: Expectations vs. reality

Three students sit and chat while practicing proper mask-wearing and social distancing etiquette.

I could’ve sworn the air was fizzing as I drove up College Avenue on move-in day, bubbling over with a months-old accumulation of nerves and anticipation. Like many Gusties, I’d been eyeing this day for weeks, wondering when and if […]

The Caf during COVID-19: Should we be concerned?

Students peruse the Marketplace as they do their best to follow social distancing guidelines.

The Evelyn Young Dining Hall (or, as Gusties prefer to it, the Caf) has always been the most prominent spot on campus for student life. It’s where students eat, study and socialize with friends. There’s something ominous about the way […]