Hmong New Year is a Celebration of Connection

Hmong American Cultural Outreach (HACO) led Gustavus in a celebration of the Hmong New Year on Nov. 13 and 14. HACO kicked off the celebration last Friday when they held Open Mic from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Courtyard Café. The main event was held Saturday night in Alumni Hall, from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday night consisted of Hmong food and a variety … Continue reading Hmong New Year is a Celebration of Connection

Gustavus Students Explore New Solar Plant

With winter on the way, there is no better time for Gusties to recognize the power of weather and increase their awareness of the environment. Before the negative temperatures of traditional Minnesota winters begin, tours were given at Gustavus last Thursday that [highlighted the solar panels]. The tours were given by physics professor Charles Niederriter and explored multiple locations on campus with solar panels, including … Continue reading Gustavus Students Explore New Solar Plant

Campus Safety Report (11/20/15)

Monday, November 9 • Campus Safety responded to a medical assist in the Lund center. One student was transported to the hospital. Tuesday, November 10 • The Campus Safety Director took a report from a faculty member regarding a threatening comment made by a student in class.  One student was referred to the campus conduct system. • Campus Safety completed investigation and documented an accident … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (11/20/15)

Students Stand in Solidarity with Mizzou

In light of the recent high-profile racial incidences surrounding the University of Missouri- Mizzou, Gustavus students came together on campus to march from Charles Jackson Campus to Old Main and back in support of Mizzou’s students. The march, organized by Seniors, Jalen Gray and Jace Riggin, took place last Thursday, Nov. 12 as a representation of support. Students held cardboard signs with slogans such as … Continue reading Students Stand in Solidarity with Mizzou

Give Back at GAC

‘Tis the giving season and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, it is an excellent time to think about giving back to the community. Gustavus’ Center for Community-Based Serving and Learning (CBSL) provides students with opportunities to get involved in St. Peter and the surrounding area. Service is one of Gustavus’ five core values, embracing the idea that genuine leadership expresses itself in service. This … Continue reading Give Back at GAC

Beneath The Crown (11/20/15)

How would you define passion? “I would say that passion is an intense feeling of love for something.” What are you passionate about and why? “I would say that I’m passionate about friends and family and trying to make everyone happy. I’m passionate about these things because I’m someone who feels it’s important to be empathetic and conscious of other peoples’ feelings, and family and … Continue reading Beneath The Crown (11/20/15)

Bards in the Arb features Minnesotan poet Tom Hennen

Before beginning the reading, Professor Philip Bryant  introduced the poet at the Melva Interpretive Center. “Tom is absolutely fearless in hearing the poems, and writes them with abinding faith,” Bryant said. Then Tom Hennon rose and stood behind the podium. Before reading, he spoke softly to the crowd, greeting familiar faces. Throughout the reading, he never raised his voice above a gentle drawl. The audience … Continue reading Bards in the Arb features Minnesotan poet Tom Hennen

I AM WE ARE Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary

Friday, Nov. 20 kicks off the celebration of the 20th anniversary of I Am We Are on campus. There are many workshops throughout the weekend as alumni and current members of the current I Am We Are Troupe  (IAWA) collaborate to create a special show. “Students, staff and faculty here today should be proud of our commitment to justice, equality and diversity,” Professor Lang, Director … Continue reading I AM WE ARE Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary

Give Thanks to the Movie Industry Over Break

Thanksgiving is a time for many to have a week off from school and spend it with family and friends. When I’m not emptying my wallet while Christmas shopping for my loved ones, I like to see what new movies are out or which ones I’ve missed in the past month. Thanksgiving week is usually the time for a good chunk of “Oscar bait” movies … Continue reading Give Thanks to the Movie Industry Over Break