The Gustavian Weekly

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor (9/20/2013)

I am writing this letter in response to a statement that was made last week in an opinion article. It is disturbing that such a distasteful comment could be made about a work of one of America’s greatest children authors […]

Letter to the Editor (9/13/2013)

I am not trying to criticize anyone in the Gustavus community because we are all here to learn, and there are different understandings of what being an educated and well-rounded person means to different people. However, I think the Gustavus […]

Letter to the Editor (4/10/13)

I was surprised to read Ryan Liebl’s assertion that Western nations have devel- oped criminal justice systems through scientific reasoning, especially after the Building Bridges conference which dealt with this topic. The U.S. prison system, which overcrowds inmates, encourages rape, […]

Editorial (5-03-13)

There comes a time, as a newspaper, to decide whether it is our moral imperative to report what is the truth or what we want the truth to be. This week the The Gustavian Weekly was put in the moral […]

Letter to the Editor (5-03-13)

I am a parent of two Gustavus students, and sent the following letter to the Board of Trustees: I just read the April 19, 2013 edition of The Gustavian about the recent student forums with President Ohle. While I am […]

Letter to the Editor (4/26/13)

I’m sure that almost everyone has seen the flyers around campus featuring students of the Gustavus Secular Student Alliance voicing their reasons for being atheists. Some of the quotes include “I am an atheist because religious dogma is poisoning public […]

Letter to the Editor (4/26/13)

I had the privilege of attending this year’s Relay for Life event on April 19th at Gustavus Adolphus College. My son Matt was honored to be your student speaker this year. Matt was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia during his […]

Editorial (4/19/13)

A link on Facebook alerted me to the bombing at the Boston Marathon on Monday, exactly 57 minutes after the attack. It linked me to a CNN article online that had a live update on the number of people injured and […]

Letter to the Editor (4/19/13)

I found it ironic that in Kelsey Hering’s article about the laudable push towards gender-neutral housing at Gustavus, she reinforces stereotypes about both men and women. In the article’s sidebar, Hering lists one of the disadvantages of gender-neutral housing; “Men […]

Letter to the Editor (3/22/13)

I found it ironic that in Kelsey Hering’s article about the laudable push towards gender-neutral housing at Gustavus, she reinforces stereotypes about both men and women. In the article’s sidebar, Hering lists one of the disadvantages of gender-neutral housing; “Men […]