The Gustavian Weekly


FIRETHORNE: A Snapshot of Gustavus

As the weather gets hotter and the humidity increases one thought comes to every student’s mind: summer. An inherent marker of the end of the school year at Gustavus is the publication of its prominent literary and graphic arts journal, […]

Gustie Cup reach record figures: Annual entrepreneurship competition offers $10,000 in prize money

This Saturday, the third Annual Gustie Entrepreneur Cup will host a number of aspiring entrepreneurs, in hopes of propelling their products to a more professional level. At the event, judges will distribute $10,000 in prizes, and the first-prize winner will […]

Honors Weekend draws attention to academic excellence

Gustavus is proud to be home of many elite students. From winners of Fulbright scholarships, to internships at Harvard, there is no shortage of high-achieving students at Gustavus. As a community, Gustavus does not let its pride fall short and […]

A sign of spring: the housing uproar: Students once again dissatisfied with shortage of upperclassman options

Gustavus has always lauded their status as a four-year residential college, where students have to live on campus unless they fit special criteria or get permission. However, as of late, students have been wondering if it is something the college […]

Relay For Life conducts evening of emotion and inspiration: Gusties raise nearly $20,000 in the fight against cancer

For seven hours, about 200 Gusties piled into Lund Arena where they participated in the 14th annual Relay For Life at Gustavus to help raise money for the American Cancer Society for the fight against cancer. This event was put […]

GWiL hosts successful annual conference on dealing with inevitable conflict

At Gustavus, there are ample opportunities to attend impactful conferences.These conferences host speakers ranging from academic to activism, where students can learn something often times unaddressed in classroom settings. From the Nobel Conference to the MayDay! Conference and Building Bridges, […]

MayDay! Conference brings constitutional lawyer Bruce Fein to campus

Brian Konkol and President Rebecca Bergman kicked off the 37th annual MayDay! Conference on Wednesday morning. Before introducing the keynote speaker of the conference, Bergman quoted an excerpt from the new Strategic ACTS Plan tying it to the topic of […]

DLC makes constitutional changes

The Diversity Leadership Council at Gustavus is a collection of student organizations that come together to support on-campus diversity initiatives publicly. Recently, the DLC has begun making big changes to their by-laws, the rules made to control the actions of […]

Gustavus successful at Model U.N. Regionals

Over Easter Break, 20 Gustavus students from the Gustavus Model U.N. club as well as Professor Mimi Gerstbauer’s Model UN/International Diplomacy course traveled to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to represent the college in the Arrowhead Model United Nations conference. The […]

They’re watching you Wazowski: This year’s MAYDAY! Peace Conference focuses on mass surveillance

Peace is at the forefront of many Americans’ minds. Many spend their time wondering if there will be peace, how we can work toward peace, and concrete ways to actually make a change in the world. There has been much […]