The Gustavian Weekly

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor (11/14/14)

“Anyone can be homeless,” is a statement made annually at the beginning of the semester by students in my FTS, The Politics of Homelessness.  “Really?” I reply, “Even Taylor Swift?” Even before 1989 sold more than one million copies in […]

Letters to the Editor (5/9/2014)

Not Another Divest-Fest Article At this point, you are probably sick of hearing about Divest-Fest and why you should care about the issue because we were, too. However, we decided to approach the problem in a very different way. As […]

Letters to the Editor (4/25/2014)

In response to the removal of Chinese courses. I am a Gustie Alumni and recently I heard from Professor Obermiller about the college in consideration of removing Mandarin Chinese lessons. I sincerely appreciate Gustavus for providing quality undergraduate educations to every Gustie and to have initiated the Mandarin […]

Letters to the Editor (3/28/2014)

Response to the Student Senate proposal to cut the International Representative through student vote. I do not support Student Senate’s vote to remove the International Representative (IR) position. We have been discussing diversity awareness on campus this year given the […]

Letter to the Editor (3/14/2014)

To the Gustavus community: We, the Tau Mu Tau Sorority, would like to express our sincerest apologies to those offended by the culturally derogatory costume choice by one of our members at a social event this past weekend. We do […]

Letter to the Editor (3/7/2014)

Response to “No ifs, ands, or butts” I am deeply disappointed in the representation of Student Senate presented in the recent article “No ifs, ands, or butts.” Ms Nickel’s writing showed a profound lack of knowledge concerning both the situation […]

Letters to the Editor (11/15/2013)

“Maybe People Would Give a Damn if Taylor Swift Were Homeless.”   Of all the signs created for last year’s annual Gustavus Sleepout, this was arguably the most photographed and discussed by passers-by.  You decide why it was more provocative than […]

Letters to the Editor (10/18/2013)

Response to Ryan Liebl’s Letter to the Editor:   Ryan Liebl states that Assad’s regime has not directly harmed the United States, but that the issue of direct harm is irrelevant. On the contrary, the fact that Assad’s regime has […]

Letter to the Editor (10/11/2013)

We, the Gustavus Philosophers’ Guild, in response to the recent publicity and advocacy for the Gustavus Tobacco Free Initiative, put forth a statement humbly asking those who support the initiative to reconsider. Before any arguments are given against making GAC […]

Letter to the Editor (10/4/2013)

In Response to “Obama on Syria” Cory Witt correctly says that Assad’s regime has not directly harmed the US, but that’s hardly relevant. The regime has killed thousands of innocents and used weapons prohibited by the United Nations. The UN […]