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2018 Midterm election results are in: Gustavus student organizations host events in light of recent election

Students tabled outside the Evelyn Young Dining Room to inform students and promote voting.

The midterm elections on Tuesday, November 6, have no doubt been a topic floating around campus and have been for the few previous months leading up to this talked about event. Many student organizations and student leaders on campus have […]

Lecture on economic growth given as part of philosophy and economics workshop: St. Olaf professor shares research on wealth and property rights

From 4:40 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 13 in Beck 101, Professor Colin Harris will be presenting his paper, “Wealth Destroying Property Rights,” as part of a Philosophy, Politics, and Economics workshop created by Gustavus. Professor Podemska-Mikluch arranged the […]

LALACS event addresses migration issues in the U.S.

The Latin American, Latina/o, and Caribbean Studies program is hosting an informative event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on November 14 in Confer Hall room 127. The event will present on the current issue of migration in the Americas. The […]

Biosphere Conference to propose MN River Valley biosphere reserve

Biosphere reserve was a new concept for Alexis Sienczak when she visited Sweden in January 2018.   After that, the term continued to affect her life, even more so as the MN River Valley Biosphere Conference happens on Nov. 14, […]

Campus Safety Report (11/2/18)

Monday, October 22 Campus Safety responded to a motor vehicle accident in the Norelius Parking lot. Tuesday, October 23 A student came into the Campus Safety Office to report an ongoing roommate dispute. Campus Safety investigated an odor of Marijuana […]

Bonnier Chair of Jewish Studies inaugurated: GAC welcomes Dr. Samuel Kessler to Jewish department

Around a dozen people attended the inauguration, which was held in the Interfaith Center.

On Monday, October 29, Gustavus Adolphus welcomed Dr. Samuel Kessler as the first Bonnier chair of the Jewish Department.  The Bonnier Chair position was created when the Bonnier family “gave the college money specifically to fund a new position in […]

Panelists discuss the history of activism and change

Four panelists from different departments volunteered for the event based on their interest in the topic.

On October 29, a presentation and panel was held surrounding the 50th anniversary on the year of 1968.  This year brought a burst of protests and forced many to take a look at the social unrest in areas such as […]

Rumored weapon threat spreads across campus: Campus Safety comments on the rumor after the rave dance

Saturday night, students enjoyed the Rave to celebrate Gustavus Homecoming. While the rave was taking place, rumors about a gun spread like wildfire. Junior Lilly Soderberg shared her rave experience saying, “We didn’t hear about there being a gun until […]

Gustavus celebrates Coming Out Week

This past week, October 8-12, was Coming Out Week on campus. The events were put on by the Queer and Questioning organization. National Coming Out Day was Thursday October 11. The Q & Q group has already hosted mixers and […]

Walktober welcomes walking: Peer Assistants host three mental health awareness walks

Walktober is a monthlong event organized by the Peer Assistants which “invites students to bring awareness of the benefits physical activity has on mental health,” by getting outside to take themed walks around campus between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. […]