The Gustavian Weekly

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor (4/21/2017)

I had the privilege of getting to know Karrin Becker during the Fall semester of 2014, when we ended up in the same study abroad program in Valparaíso, Chile. Looking back on the trips, conversations and experiences we shared, what […]

Letter to the Editor (10/14/2016)

It is said that the pen is mightier than the sword. That rhetoric and questions will win the day over violence and discord. In light of recent events here on campus and abroad, this old idea could not be more […]

Letter to the Editor (10/14/2016)

On October 7, 2016, The Gustavian Weekly published “Faculty conclude vote in favor of commencement changes.” Since the Chaplains’ Office was repeatedly mentioned in the article, we are compelled to share our account of several inaccuracies surrounding the reported process […]

Letter to the Editor (2/27/15)

If you haven’t heard about “Female Power Hour” here at Gustavus, you’re in for a treat. An email sent from the Health and Wellness Club to students and faculty gave details of the up and coming weight room segregation hours. […]

Letter to the Editor (2/20/15)

“Make your life count” is the motto I have heard over the radio since the start of this school year. As far as mottos go, it makes good sense to me. I am a bit concerned that some of the […]

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 […]