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Gustavus voices contribute to on-going conversation: Community insight adds clarity to campus diversity concerns

Students in Queer Theory often lead the discussion-based course themselves

The conversation surrounding diversity at Gustavus has continued this week after anonymous students from an English class on Queer Theory hung posters around campus questioning the way that the Gustavus administration handles diversity.  It should be known that I am […]

First Forward Network offers resources to first-generation students

According to the Center for Inclusive Excellence, Gustavus has anywhere from 275 to 300 first-generation students on campus at any given time. Given this high percentage of students who have no familial background in higher education, it makes sense that […]

Gustavus celebrates Día de los Muertos and Hmong New Year

Prof. Rob Kendrick seeks to help students form their own evidence-based opinions.

Hosted in the Courtyard Cafe, this is past Friday, Nov. 1 the Gustavus campus held two joint events by the Organization for Latin American and Spanish (OLAS), and the Hmong American Cultural Outreach (HACO) student organizations. The first celebration, named […]

Controversial diversity posters pop up around campus: Posters spark a discussion of campus diversity

Last Thursday, as Give to Gustavus Day overtook the campus cafeteria, controversial posters started popping up around campus. These posters, which criticized the campus administration through statements such as “$70,000,000 dollars in renovations for Nobel and a closet for diversity,” […]

Campus Safety Report (11/1/19)

Sunday, October 13 A student reported a suspicious incident while walking on campus between Campus Center and Sohre Hall. Monday, October 14 Campus Safety was called for a harassing phone call in Sohre Hall. Tuesday, October 15 Campus Safety responded […]

Gustavus student radio successfully brought back on air: KGSM revived after semester long radio silence

The Gustavus student radio station, KGSM, successfully restarted last year after the latest in a series of setbacks, which have impeded its existence on campus for over the past twenty years. “[Co-President of KGSM] Alma Jorgensen and I… wanted a […]

Walktober helps Gusties walk off stress: GustieWELL provides students with a positive outlet for stress

Stress is always something that’s on the mind of Gustavus students. GustieWELL and the Peer Assistants (PAs) are aware of this issue and are constantly trying to find new ways to help. Over the month of October, the mental health […]

Fall Visit Days 2019 attracts potential Gusties: Gustavus Admission Office hosts event for admited students

Fall Visit Day allows potential students to get a large-scale feel of campus during the fall semester.

Fall Visit Days begins this week on Thursday, Oct. 17th and Friday Oct. 18th. Current high school students are invited to come to Gustavus between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to experience Gustavus. Prospective students will be able to sit […]

Campus Safety Report (10/18/19)

Sunday, October 6th Campus Safety investigated a suspicious circumstance in Complex. All the furniture in the basement of Complex had been turned over. Monday, October 7th Campus Safety responded to a medical incident at Christ Chapel. Tuesday, October 8th No […]

University of Minnesota Professor gives Inka Empire lecture: Professor Kosiba brings enlightening cultural context Gustavus

On Monday, Oct. 14, Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota Steve Kosiba visited campus to present a lecture titled “The Weight of a Mountain: The Politics of Landscape and History in the Inka Empire.” This […]