The Gustavian Weekly

Day: November 6, 2020 - The Gustavian Weekly

Gusties vote: 2020 Presidental Election edition – As the nation waits for election results, Gusties share the importance of political involvement

College students across the United States are typically an untapped resource when it comes to presidential elections. Many students don’t vote because they aren’t sure how to, because they distrust political parties and are suspicious about the legitimacy of election […]

Campus Safety Report (11/9/2020)

Monday, October 26th Campus Safety responded to a suspicious incident in Sorenson Hall. A student reported damage to their vehicle that was parked in the Norelius parking lot sometime between Friday, October 23 at 1630 hours and Monday, October 26 […]

COVID-19 Report (11/9/2020)

COVID-19 Report Gustavus On-Campus Update As of November 2, 2020: Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 72 Current Positive Student Cases: 28 Current Positive Employee Cases: 2 Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 72 Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 19 Employees in […]

Residental Life faces Area Coordinator staff changes mid-semester

In the middle of the fall semester, change is brewing within the Gustavus Residential Life office. Two area coordinators (ACs) Mandy Rae Fairbrother and Nicky Domenichini resigned from Gustavus this year. Fairbrother resigned prior to the start of the school […]

Campus Safety makes changes to accommodate COVID-19 concerns

Due to COVID-19, many aspects of campus life at Gustavus have been changed in order to accommodate the students and faculty on campus safely. On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Assistant Vice President of Student Life Megan Ruble provided information regarding Campus […]

Gustavus Jazz Club to host jam session

At a time where tensions are high and the future is uncertain, Gustavus students are looking for anything to distract themselves. For Junior Anya Menk, jazz is the best way to do just that. Menk, a music education major with […]

Gustie of the Week: Thomas Prahl

This week’s Gustie of the Week is known to many as a prolific French horn player, a talented artist, a loving dog owner, a great friend, a plant aficionado and a dedicated future educator. Senior Instrumental Music Education major Thomas […]

Haunted Arb Trail spreads spooky spirit to campus

With Halloween falling during a period of increasing COVID-19 cases, students on campus were forced to get creative with their Halloween holiday plans. Co-Presidents of the Epsilon Pi Alpha (“Eppies”) fraternity, Seniors Joe Lackner and Connor Cress, came up with […]

Self-care Spotlight

We’re over halfway into the semester, and following Tuesday’s elections, I’m sure we’re all in need of some personal time. Whatever you’re feeling, it’s important and valuable. Not everyone is affected the same either; be conscious of the spaces you […]

Politics divide, love draws together

I spent my election night doing the most American thing that I could think of: working an extra hour on a family-run dairy farm. I spent the evening producing real food for real people. This is what the American Dream […]