The Gustavian Weekly


Walking in a Gustie Wonderland


Snow has started to accumulate around The Hill and the temperature has started to drop, which means it’s time to either curl up in a warm room or make the trek outside to find something to do in the snow […]

Feature Photo: Physics photo from space

The Gustavus Physics Department launched a weather balloon on Friday, Nov. 7. This photo is a screenshot from a video taken on a GoPro camera fixed to the weather balloon. This picture shows a close-up view of the Earth and its atmosphere. The view is from approximately 87,000 feet, just before the balloon burst and fell back to the ground.

Hungry and Homeless in Minnesota


You may have seen dozens of students on campus carrying around sleeping bags and cardboard boxes, and sleeping in hallways this past week. These students, combined with the cardboard signs hanging around campus with homelessness and hunger facts, are raising […]

Yik, Yak, Yuk?: Being anonymous gives students a sense of power that doesn’t always help the community

Students Against Yuk (SAY) are curious to see if students will take away their anonymity and show them their top Yaks for a Frost-Your-Own.

When students are asked “Why did you come to Gustavus?” a common response is “I loved the feeling of community.” It is one of our five core values clearly printed on a pillar in the Evelyn Young Dining Room. What […]

Men’s Soccer heads to National tournament

After defeating Saint John’s 2-0, with goals by Eric Schneider and Patrick Roth, the Men’s Soccer team proceeds to the first round of the NCAA Tournament. They will face Dominican University on Sat. 15 at 7:30 p.m. If successful, the Gusties will play the winner in the game between Loras College and Westminster College on Sunday.

Blast From the Past: A look at pop culture, politics, and Gustavus news from 10 years ago


While friends are posting throwback pictures, reminiscing on the past, we sometimes forget how fast time goes. In 2004, most current college students were in the prime of elementary school, sometimes unaware of the world around them. For example, while […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Gustie Halloween

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When the ghosts and goblins come out on Halloween, it’s time to put on your costume and prepare for a night of sweets and screams. On a normal weekend on campus, there always seems to be something to do or […]

Gustavus Alum wins Mankato Marathon

Tri-sport athlete Laura Edlund ‘08 won the fifth annual Mankato Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 19. Edlund broke through the ribbon at the finish line with a time of 3:09:37. During her time at Gustavus, Edlund competed in Cross Country, Nordic Skiing, and Track & Field. This was Edlund’s second marathon.

What should you do this Fall: Fall-themed activities within an hour drive of campus.

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  Sweater weather is upon us. It’s the time of year for haunted houses, apple picking, watching leaves turn colors, dropping to the ground, and jumping into giant leaf piles (5). There are also plenty of attractions around Southern Minnesota to […]

Gustavus Alumni: Where are they now?


Students and alumni often say that Gustavus will always have a special place in their heart. Usually, it’s four years that people remember for the rest of their lives because of the friends they’ve met, professors that have taught life […]