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Emily Thayer, a junior politial science and communication studies major, and Sean Tessmer, a junior political science and religion studies major, have been elected Student Senate Co-Presidents for the 2010-2011 school year. The election took place last Monday following a race between the Thayer-Tessmer pair and the other campaigning pair of Junior Phil Cleary and Junior Environmental Studies Major Katie Winkelman. Thayer and Tessmer will … Continue reading Co-Presidents Elect Tessmer and Thayer make plans for the future
The Scandinavian Studies Department will host its annual Yule Tide Breakfast Dec. 15 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. in the Jackson Campus Center banquet rooms. Gustavus’ annual Yule breakfast is a traditional event that has been held since the mid-1980s. Continue reading Swedish connection celebrated
First-Term Seminar creates homelessness awareness through demonstration on campus For three nights every year, a group of first-year students spend three days and nights homeless. The students are part of Associate Professor of Political Science Richard Leitch’s First-Term Seminar (FTS) on homelessness. The students spend the three days living as if they were homeless. The students sleep outside in cardboard boxes or on the floor … Continue reading Out in the cold
With just about a year until the 2010 election, a dozen of the gubernatorial hopefuls came to Gustavus on Monday, Nov. 9. Democratic, Republican and third party candidates tried to convince about 200 Gustavus students, faculty and staff and St. Peter community members that they should be Minnesota’s next governor.
Find out more about the positions of each candidate. Continue reading Gubernatorial candidates gather at Gustavus
To support the College and its educational endeavors, Gustavus Adolphus College takes in and spends about $100 million each year. The Weekly recently took a look at the College’s finances, and how giving to the College plays a role in its budget.
Students often wonder where the College spends its money. Continue reading The Breakdown
A Tennessee man, unconnected to the College, was found dead of an apparent suicide in the Arboretum A 52-year-old Tennessee man was found dead in the Linnaeus Arboretum on Tuesday, Sept. 1. According to the St. Peter Police Department, David Barton, who was found in the wooded part of the Arboretum, had committed suicide. The man, who had no ties to Gustavus or the city … Continue reading Man found dead in the Arboretum
As cases of the Swine Flu (H1N1) started to appear in Minnesota, Gustavus decided it would not take any chances. “A campus team, including senior staff, faculty and health personnel, is meeting regularly to assess the evolving situation and to determine appropriate College responses,” said President Jack Ohle in an e-mail to the Gustavus community. Continue reading Campus reacts to swine flu pandemic
Ever wonder where your food comes from? Saturday, May 9 will see the inauguration of Big Hill Farm. Gustavus students will work on this one and half acre plot of land in an endeavor to organically harvest crops that will be consumed by the Gustavus community. In an age when the idea of living a little more organically and environmentally friendly has become of great concern, Big Hill Farm is a student organization that has pledged to aid Gustavus in this process. Continue reading Big Hill Farm: Students work to reap what they sow
Physics students at Gustavus have been studying wind data for many years with the hope that Gustavus will eventually get a wind turbine to produce electricity for the campus. In recent months, progress was made on the project. The school received bids to put up wind turbines and is looking to move forward with the project soon. According to Professor of Physics Chuck Chuck Niederriter, … Continue reading Winds of change: turbines come to campus