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Gustavus raises over $493,000 for the Gustavus Fund: Annual Give to Gustavus Day successful after twelve hours of donating

For twelve hours straight, on November 8, Gustavus held its annual Give to Gustavus Day event, which saw over $493,000 in donations.  Give to Gustavus Day focuses on raising money for the Gustavus Fund, which helps to support scholarships, financial […]

Delta Phi Omega hosts breast cancer event: Three speakers detail their experiences with breast cancer

The Delta Phi Omega sorority held their annual Breast Cancer Benefit this past Sunday, November 11 in alignment with the sorority’s philanthropy of breast cancer research and support. The event included a brunch, a silent auction, and speeches from three […]

Research on Botswana economy shared in lecture

Gustavus hosted speaker Hilary Chart in Confer Hall for a talk on Botswana and Capitalism at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 8. Chart is a sociocultural anthropologist and professor at Macalester College in St. Paul. She has an interest in […]

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 […]