The Gustavian Weekly


Leymah Gbowee: Mighty Be Our Powers: MAYDAY! Peace Conference welcomes Nobel Peace Prize winner

This past Wednesday, May 2, 2018, Gustavus Adolphus College had the privilege of hosting the Liberian peace activist and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Leymah Gbowee for the annual MayDay! Peace Conference, titled, Mighty Be Our Powers: Gender, Justice, and […]

Dr. Brenda Kelly appointed as Dean and Provost

After a competitive, national search, Dr. Brenda Kelly has been appointed to fill the role of Provost and Dean of Gustavus. The position of Provost and Dean of the College opened following the 2015-16 academic year, when Dr. Mark Braun […]

ICC, MSA, & CAB sponsor Holi: Festival of Colors

Gustavus brought Hindu tradition to its campus last week for Holi, the festival of colors.  This event originates in India and involves gathering together and throwing organic colored powder at the people around you and into the air to celebrate […]

Colleges Against Cancer hosts annual Relay for Life

If you want college students to get involved with an issue, you should get food involved, right? That’s exactly what the Gustavus Colleges Against Cancer group has done. During their several weeks of fundraising leading up to their main event, […]

Gustavus Women in Leadership holding big conference

This weekend, the Gustavus Women in Leadership organization will be heading to their big conference held annually in the spring. This  will mark  the organization’s eighth event as such. This year’s topic is “Leadership: Influence, Not Authority.” GWiL focuses on […]

AMOM hosts first “Tie-Blanket” themed SNL

If any Gustavus student or visitor keeps their eyes peeled, they may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Moana, Mulan, or Rapunzel walking up and down the halls of the Student Center. This has not always been the […]

Exploring the problems and ethics of touring

As Gustavus students prepare to study abroad, Dr. Gabriela Spears-Rico gives an informative, eye-opening presentation, “The Problems and Ethics of Touring Indigenous Communities: A P’urhepecha Case Study.” Spears-Rico is a graduate of Stanford University who came to the Gustavus campus […]

Christ Chapel to host sixth annual Faith Conference : Conference plans to focus on authentic engagement with the world

This upcoming Saturday, April 20, Christ Chapel will host the 6th annual Gustavus Faith Conference. Titled “Doubt and Difference: Finding Faith Through Authentic Engagement,” the conference will focus on the importance of authentic engagement with the world. It will center […]

Womyn’s Awareness Center and Alpha Sigma Tau ready to “Take Back The Night”

Take Back the Night is coming back. This event is sponsored by the Womyn’s Awareness Center and Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority. “TBTN is about the power of speaking out,” according to Gustavus alumni Kerrie Humble ‘17. The Take Back the […]

OLAS plans Latinx Week events

Next week, Gustavus will be hosting Latinx Week. OLAS, a student-run organization on campus, will be putting on events in order to promote and provide education on Latin culture. The group’s mission is to inform students about Latin culture and […]