Campus Safety Report (12/10/2021)

December 1, 2021 Campus Safety found traces of marijuana in an Interpretive Center trash can. December 2, 2021 Campus Safety responded to a report of damage to GAC property at College View Apartments. December 3, 2021 Campus Safety transported a student from Sohre Hall to Urgent Care. Campus Safety responded to Uhler Hall to take a report of a stolen bicycle. December 5, 2021 Campus … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (12/10/2021)

Winter Break closing guidelines for dummies

Emily Seppelt – Staff Writer The semester is drawing to a close and you all know what that means: we’re getting kicked out. To avoid the $50 fee that will sit on your student account for months and months, here’s what to do before your risk your life driving home in the snow. Make sure you skedaddle by 9 AM on Tuesday, December 21. Take out … Continue reading Winter Break closing guidelines for dummies

Goodbye and Hello from the Past and Future News Editor

Anna Edblad – News Editor Unfortunately, dear readers, your trusted news editor must bid you farewell. Over the past four years at Gustavus I have learned some very important pieces of information: all of which I have forgotten and you don’t care enough to read. However, the best tip and only tip that I’ll leave you with is something I learned during my 3 years as … Continue reading Goodbye and Hello from the Past and Future News Editor

Standing up for what’s right (human rights!)

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer The last Lyrical Café of the semester is an exciting opportunity to make some noise, speak out about injustices, and have your voice be heard. The Lyrical Café is happening at 6:30 PM on December 10 at the Dive. The Center for Inclusive Excellence (CIE) has been hosting this event monthly since February 2021. The goal of the CIE is “to … Continue reading Standing up for what’s right (human rights!)

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Peter Neuman

Korrie Wojack – Staff Writer What defines a Gustie of the Week? It is hard to say, especially because all of our Gusties bring so much diversity and unique perspectives to our campus life. Some are leaders, some are builders. Some are creators, some are inventors, and some are researchers. Some see the fantastical hope with a glass always half full, while others bring level headed … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Peter Neuman

PASO Hosts Kwanzaa Celebration for All

Kaitlin McCoskey – Staff Writer As the holidays draw nearer, people everywhere are preparing to celebrate their own holidays with their own unique traditions. On Thursday, December 2, the Pan Afrikan Student Organization (PASO) hosted a Kwanzaa celebration for the Gustavus student body. Among the planners for this event were board members Vanessa Kiriago, Bella Nduwayezu, and Wendy Nyachwaya, and they shared their experiences in PASO … Continue reading PASO Hosts Kwanzaa Celebration for All

Creating a positive college experience during a global pandemic

Alma Jorgenson – Opinion Editor I can’t even count the number of times that my parents told me that they wanted me to have a good college experience. Every time that phrase was mentioned I was ready to pull my hair out. They gave me that advice with no tangible way to measure it, no outline of what a college experience should look like and very … Continue reading Creating a positive college experience during a global pandemic

The unknown refugee crisis

David Eide – Opinion Columnist There is a major refugee crisis going on in Europe and it’s not the one you might be thinking of. While the Mediterranean Sea is still the most heavily traveled route for migrants fleeing embattled countries like Iraq and Afghanistan in the past year a new path has opened that has led to a humanitarian catastrophe on the European Union’s eastern border. … Continue reading The unknown refugee crisis

Is Santa Claus coming to town?

Jonas Doerr – Opinion Columnist Snowflakes fall, Christmas trees twinkle, and everyone is smiling and happy. Right? Wrong. It’s not the most wonderful time of the year, it’s the most stressful. Exams are looming, projects are piling up, and when you step outside your ears feel like they were dipped in liquid nitrogen. Students have problems, and lots of them. Fortunately, as every child knows, there … Continue reading Is Santa Claus coming to town?