The Gustavian Weekly


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 […]

Behind the Fourth Crown

Gustavus is home to a myriad of organizations that allow and encourage students to pursue personal and professional interests. A fairly recent addition to the community includes the online satirical news publication, the Fourth Crown. Co-founded by Gustie alums Sam […]

Adventures Abroad

Gustavus Adolphus College has a nearly 50-year history of helping students study away in their time on campus. Studying abroad is a unique experience that allows students the opportunity to immerse themselves into a new culture while continuing their studies. […]


Greek organizations have been a part of Gustavus Adolphus College for over 100 years. They are an opportunity for students to make a difference on campus through philanthropic fundraising events, community service, and campus pride. As a recognized Greek organization, […]

Nobel Conference 52: In Search of Economic Balance

Diedre McCloskey Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communcation at the University of Illinois at Chicago McCloskey’s work has varied from technical economics and statistical theory to transgender advocacy. McCloskey has authored 16 books and nearly 400 articles in […]