No one is okay and that’s not okay

Cadence Paramore – Photography Manager It’s become trendy to hate ourselves, to be miserable. We’ve taken good pieces of advice like “It’s okay to not be okay” and “Everyone is going through things, especially right now” and so many of us have twisted them into, “I’m going into today expecting the worst from both myself and everyone else.” We stop trying because it’s easier than putting … Continue reading No one is okay and that’s not okay

Gustavus Sweeps Intra-squad Meet

Autumn Zierman – Staff Writer With the swim and dive season already heavily underway and restrictions heavily in place on competition and travel, the Gustavus Swim and Dive team spent last Saturday, February 13, preparing for end-of-season with another Intra-squad meet. While practicing almost every day a week, twice a day, certainly gears the team up for competition, Intra-squad meets allow the simulation of an actual … Continue reading Gustavus Sweeps Intra-squad Meet

A Different Breed

Jack Wiessenberger – Staff Writer Collegiate Men’s Hockey players are a different breed. Many started playing at a very young age and before competing at the college level, spent years preparing in the junior leagues. The level of dedication each player has to the game of hockey is immense. Hard work, persistence and a love for competition are traits all hockey players share. Patrick Gazich, a … Continue reading A Different Breed

Who Let the Gusties Out?

Eamonn McCullough – Staff Writer Gustavus Track & Field lays down dominant performance at SJU/CSB Gustavus Track & Field has been turning the past semester’s season of hard training into pure gold throughout their first meets of the year. This weekend’s competition against Saint John’s University, Augsburg, and the College of St. Benedict provided yet another opportunity for Gusties to shine and put up marks that … Continue reading Who Let the Gusties Out?

The Dive gets an inclusive update

Georgia Zutz – Staff Writer The Center for Inclusive Excellence has always been an integral part of the Gustavus campus, and recently made a new home in what was the former Dive area. The move was a discussion that has taken place over the span of more than a decade and has involved hundreds of Gusties. “Sometimes I’m in disbelief that we are the generation … Continue reading The Dive gets an inclusive update

Campus Safety Report (2/12/2021)

Tuesday February 7, 2021 Campus Safety received a call from CF’s in Norelius Hall of a non-student who was intoxicated and in a dorm room sleeping. Monday, February 8, 2021 Campus safety responded to the odor of marijuana in North Hall; Three students were referred to the campus conduct system. Note: Case dispositions are available online by viewing the daily crime log on the Campus … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (2/12/2021)

COVID-19 Report (2/12/2021)

Gustavus On-Campus Update As of Febuary 9, 2021: Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 247 Current Positive Student Cases: 32 Current Positive Employee Cases: 3 Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 112 Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 40 Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 10 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 infectious. … Continue reading COVID-19 Report (2/12/2021)

Spring “Lay-Low” period comes to an end while COVID precautions remain in place

Emily VanGorder – Staff Writer Gustavus began holding mass testing events in November in preparation for students returning home for Thanksgiving break. Two testing events were held in December, and two have been held so far in February. There were twenty COVID-19 cases discovered in November, 2 cases identified in December, and zero cases have been found from the events in February. “It is a … Continue reading Spring “Lay-Low” period comes to an end while COVID precautions remain in place

Gustavus staff works to establish vaccine

Freya Nelson – Staff Writer As Minnesota begins the first portion of a state-wide vaccine rollout plan, members of the Gustavus community work tirelessly to establish a vaccination plan for the Gustavus community. Jessica Braun, Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Vaccine Coordinator, is working alongside the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Nicollet County Public Health in order to ensure the utmost level of safety at … Continue reading Gustavus staff works to establish vaccine