The Gustavian Weekly


Club Tennis named TOC Club of the Year

The Gustavus Club Tennis team received Club of the Year honors from the organization Tennis On Campus, the main organizer of club tennis events in the midwest. “Our program is an incredible place for students to play tennis and enjoy the community feel of students playing a sport they are passionate about, while encouraging each other to improve,” Junior Hannah Jakel told TOC.

Feature Photo: Petatlán Banner Display

Spanish 250 students collaborated with the Saint Peter community for more than a year in order to create 10 banners that introduce aspects of life in Saint Peter in Spanish. The goal of this project is to continue to foster the relationship between Saint Peter and its sister city Petatlán, Mexico. The full Spanish banner display is outside the CSL through March 25. The display will then travel to Petatlán during Spring Break with the 2015 Learning to Serve cohort as a gift from our community to theirs, fostering the values of the Sister City program of peace, mutual respect and understanding.

How to Report Sexual Misconduct at Gustavus

JoNes Van Hecke is in the Dean of Students Office, ready to talk to students who come in.

Sexual assault, rape culture, and related topics have been frequently discussed on campus as a result of a successful Building Bridges conference and some negative backlash in response to it. This week, I looked into the process that one would […]

Gustavus Places Less Traveled


Think you know where everything is on campus? Take a chance and guess where these places are— the answers might surprise you.

Baseball team unveils season with double header in South Dakota

The Baseball team wrapped up last season with a record of 7-24, earning the victory in 2 out of 20 games in the MIAC. The team will head to South Dakota to face Mount Marty College in two double headers this weekend. With 8 first-years on the roster, the team possesses the competetive atmosphere necessary to rebound from a less successful year. Two weeks from now, the Gusties will head down to Arizona to compete in the Tucson Invitational. The first home game of the season will be on March 28th against Hamline University.

Building Bridges: Hidden in Plain Sight – Recognizing and Rejecting Rape Culture


They went to Gustavus?


Hundreds of students graduate from Gustavus every year. These Gustavus graduates go on to hold a wide array of occupations, volunteer for a wide spectrum of organizations, and find their purpose in life in a variety of ways. Some of […]

Men’s Tennis competes in National Championship

Last weekend the Gustavus Men’s Tennis team hosted the 15th Annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Division III Indoor Championship in the Swanson Tennis Center. “It’s an honor to host such a prestigious event, and to compete for a national championship on home soil,” Head Men’s Tennis Coach Tommy Valentini said. This was the eleventh time Gustavus has hosted the tournament.

The Gustavian Weekly Celebrates 95 Years


Printed student newspapers didn’t start at Gustavus until 1891,with the Annual Messenger appearing in May.  Within a couple years, the name changed to Vox Collegii, then Heimdall, then Gustaviana before settling on Gustavus Adolphus Journal. The paper was published monthly […]

C’mon you Gusties!


What would a Gustie sporting event be without its cheering section? Fans have always been a key part of any Gustie sporting event, providing encouragement and celebration for every play of the game. “Having fans is a great advantage whenever […]