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End of the fall semester brings new changes: Updates to COVID-19 guidelines and January and Springs courses hope to help Gusties stay safe

With the end of fall semester approaching and COVID-19 cases increasing nationwide, Gusties are facing new changes. On Nov. 6, President Bergman announced that campus would be implementing a “Lay Low” plan to limit the number of COVID-19 cases on […]

Campus Safety Report (11/13/2020)

Monday, November 2nd Campus Safety took a theft report from an employee for items that were taken from the Arboretum. Tuesday, November 3rd A student reported a possible theft of a laptop. Campus Safety responded to the odor of Marijuana […]

COVID-19 Report (11/13/2020)

COVID-19 Report Gustavus On-Campus Update As of November 9, 2020: Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 127 Current Positive Student Cases: 65 Current Positive Employee Cases: 1 Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 178 Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 54 Employees in […]

Political Science’s Dr. Chris Gilbert weighs in on presidential election results

As of Nov. 7, a concise presidential election outcome has been reached: a win for Democratic President-Elect Joe Biden. With 279 electoral votes for Joe Biden and 217 electoral votes for Donald Trump, President Trump no longer has any possible […]

Gustavus celebrates first-generation students

This week, first-generation students across campus have been celebrating their accomplishments as part of the First-Generation Celebration, which took place on Nov. 9, 2020. The Celebration, which was hosted by the First-Forward Network, a branch of the Center for Inclusive […]

Gusties vote: 2020 Presidental Election edition – As the nation waits for election results, Gusties share the importance of political involvement

College students across the United States are typically an untapped resource when it comes to presidential elections. Many students don’t vote because they aren’t sure how to, because they distrust political parties and are suspicious about the legitimacy of election […]

Campus Safety Report (11/9/2020)

Monday, October 26th Campus Safety responded to a suspicious incident in Sorenson Hall. A student reported damage to their vehicle that was parked in the Norelius parking lot sometime between Friday, October 23 at 1630 hours and Monday, October 26 […]

COVID-19 Report (11/9/2020)

COVID-19 Report Gustavus On-Campus Update As of November 2, 2020: Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 72 Current Positive Student Cases: 28 Current Positive Employee Cases: 2 Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 72 Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 19 Employees in […]

Residental Life faces Area Coordinator staff changes mid-semester

In the middle of the fall semester, change is brewing within the Gustavus Residential Life office. Two area coordinators (ACs) Mandy Rae Fairbrother and Nicky Domenichini resigned from Gustavus this year. Fairbrother resigned prior to the start of the school […]

Campus Safety makes changes to accommodate COVID-19 concerns

Due to COVID-19, many aspects of campus life at Gustavus have been changed in order to accommodate the students and faculty on campus safely. On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Assistant Vice President of Student Life Megan Ruble provided information regarding Campus […]