The Gustavian Weekly


Servant Leaders: Gustavus Youth Outreach

At a school where the values of community and faith are both prominent core values, many organizations aim to foster their existence. One of these organizations, Gustavus Youth Outreach, strives to share the word of Jesus Christ by engaging with […]


Beautiful Spring European Destinations: 1. Paleokastritsa, Corfu 2. Copenhagen, Denmark 3. Genoa, Italy 4. Blekinge, Sweden 5. Warsaw, Poland 6. Salcombe, England 7. Lisbon, Portugal 8. Bremen, Germany 9. Zagreb, Croatia 10. Edinburgh, Scotland 11. Kotor, Montenegro 12. Valetta, Malta […]

Building Bridges and Uprooting Injustice

Building Bridges is a student organization which focuses on educating community members on issues relating to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The organization hosts an annual conference each year which focuses on a current and relevant issue. Entirely student […]

SENATE: They’ll be there for you

On campus, students have the opportunity to be a part of over 100 different student organizations which encourage community and leadership. One of these organizations includes Student Senate, which allows students to represent their peers while helping better the Gustavus […]

Commit to be Fit

In a 2011 study recounted in the New York Times, regular aerobic exercise was shown to have profound effects on the brain. Due to its many physical and personal benefits, college students are often encouraged to make time to exercise […]

Girls Just Want to Have Fundamental Rights

On Jan. 21, 2017, over 3.5 million individuals came together to participate in the Women’s March on Washington and its hundreds of sister marches that occurred around the world. On this day, millions of people marched for the protection of […]

Weekly Watches: Christmas Edition

Bricks versus Clicks

Friday, November 25 marked the start of the year’s biggest shopping holiday, an occasion which has now stretched into a 4-day shopping frenzy. With the addition of days like “Small Business Saturday,” and “Cyber Monday,” many retailers offered discounts well […]

Turkey, Traditions And Thanks

“My Thanksgiving day traditions start at my Uncle Steve’s in Woodbury where all our family comes together. Every year after we eat, we always play a game of Texas Hold’em and the winner (usually me), gets a $100! Then we […]

Budgeting Blues

In the fall of 2016, 20.5 million students were expected to attend American colleges and universities. These numbers, coupled with an average debt of $37,172 per student puts an extreme pressure on students to begin financing and budgeting for their […]