You Can Still Print A Student Newspaper in a Pandemic

Corinne Stremmel – Editor-in-Chief At my first layout night for The Gustavian Weekly four years ago, part of me wondered if I’d ever get to be Editor-in-Chief. Now, a senior, here I am as Editor-in-Chief, working alongside my editorial staff who are placing and designing the layout for this story on my last layout night. I most definitely didn’t expect that I’d be Editor-in-Chief during a … Continue reading You Can Still Print A Student Newspaper in a Pandemic

Maintain Strong Long Distance Connections

Lexi Louis – Opinion Columnist Effectively maintaining long distance relationships is important. Sometimes our connections can move to different places or travel, and we need to know how to communicate with them. There are many different ways to accomplish this. There are different types of digital communication, and there are other ways to send messages too. Some of the strategies of communicating digitally are text message, … Continue reading Maintain Strong Long Distance Connections

Gustie Softball Ends Hot

Brady Boie – Staff Writer The last week has been a joy ride for the Gustavus women’s softball team. The women had their best week of play all year, as they dismantled Crown College twice and split a very competitive double-header against Carleton. The Gusties began their excursion on Thursday with a double-header at home against Crown College. Sophomore Kayla Ruud began the scoring spree in … Continue reading Gustie Softball Ends Hot

Volleying Toward the Finish

Autumn Zierman – Staff Writer With finals week swiftly approaching, the end of season for the majority of Gustavus sports teams also lies around the bend. The Gustavus volleyball team just finished up their season, first with a Saturday face-off at Bethel and then a Monday match with St. Olaf. The Saturday games at Bethel fared better for the Gusties than the St. Olaf games Monday, … Continue reading Volleying Toward the Finish

Gustie Men’s Tennis Does it Again

Jack Wiessenberger – Staff Writer The Gustavus men’s tennis program has once again asserted its dominance over the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) by taking home its 32nd straight regular-season title. The team secured the title last weekend in a match against St. Thomas. The temperature hit a scorching 90 degrees the day of the match, but the Gusties persevered and walked away with yet another … Continue reading Gustie Men’s Tennis Does it Again

The Chauvin Trial: interpreting the results

Grace Worwa – Staff Writer Trigger Warning: Death A jury found Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts last Tuesday in the murder of George Floyd. Last May, a video of Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck for over nine minutes during an arrest drew international outrage. Now, after three weeks of courtroom testimony and ten hours of jury deliberations, Chauvin has been convicted … Continue reading The Chauvin Trial: interpreting the results

Campus Safety Report (4/30/2021)

Thursday, April 22, 2021 Campus Safety received a theft report involving a student’s vehicle in Sorensen Parking Lot. I Friday, April 23, 2021 Campus Safety was called to the Library to escort a student out of the building for repeatedly not having their mask on. Campus Safety received a request for a welfare check in Sohre Hall. Saturday, April 24, 2021 Campus Safety investigated the … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (4/30/2021)

COVID-19 Report (4/30/2021)

Gustavus On-Campus Update As of April 26, 2021: Total Positive Cases (since August 15, 2020): 295 Current Positive Student Cases: 3 Current Positive Employee Cases: 1 Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 12 Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 4 Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 3 This data set is meant to encompass the on-campus impact of COVID-19 by counting cases where a person may have been on campus while … Continue reading COVID-19 Report (4/30/2021)

Relay for Life: returning to fight back

Luna Besaiso – Staff Writer I In 1985, in an attempt to help the American Cancer Society (ACS) raise funds, Dr. Gordy Klatt spent 24 hours walking and running at a local track. Friends paid to join his activity and run/walk with him throughout the day. Klatt envisioned the community coming together to fight cancer, and so he planned the first team relay to raise … Continue reading Relay for Life: returning to fight back

The 97%: a space to rage

Luna Besaiso – Staff Writer The month of April is nationally recognized as the Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), symbolized by a teal ribbon. During this month, communities come together to support the victims of sexual violence, raise public awareness, and provide resources to help prevent assault. In honor of SAAM, IGNITE and Students For Reproductive Freedom (SRF) held a myriad of activities prior to … Continue reading The 97%: a space to rage