The Gustavian Weekly


President Barack Obama vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline

Gustavus students protesting Keystone XL Pipeline at Washington D.C. last September.

President Obama vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline proposal, marking just the third time Obama’s has vetoed a bill. This veto will cease all construction currently taking place on the Keystone XL Pipeline. The pipeline is intended to run 1,179 miles […]

Concerns with freshman class alcohol consumption

Campus Safety has been cracking down on freshman drinking.

Arecent letter to the editor, published in the Feb. 20 edition of the Weekly expressed some concerns held by an officer of the Saint Peter Police Department about an increasing prevalence of inappropriate drinking behaviors within the community. Citing 24 […]

32rd Annual President’s Ball tickets are going quick

Campus Activities Board puts on President’s Ball each year for students and non-Gustavus guests to enjoy.

Hosted by the Campus Activities Board, this year’s President’s Ball (P-Ball) will be held on Saturday, March 14 at the International Market Square in Minneapolis. The event will run from 5 to 11 p.m. and feature live music from the […]

Historic Year for Buiding Bridges Conference

Building Bridges will be hosting their 20th Annual Conference on Saturday, March 7. This is a historical year for Building Bridges not only because this is the 20th conference, but also because of major changes in funding. “We are now […]

Students Today, Leaders Forever “Pay it Forward”

The new chapter of Students Today, Leaders Forever at Gustavus will kick off the year with their spring break “Pay it Forward” tour.

Students Today, Leaders Forever (STLF) is an organization new to Gustavus, but well-known within the college community. It is a national non-profit organization created in 2003 by a group of students from the University of Minnesota who wanted to make […]

Study abroad deadline drawing near

Students that want to study abroad for the fall, upcoming spring or academic year are required to turn in applications by March 1 for Gustavus approval. Sessions on Tuesday Feb. 17 and Feb. 24 covered how to apply and general […]

Gusties celebrate Asian Lunar New Year

Traditionally, families gather during the Lunar New Year to dine together as part of their celebration.

The Lunar New Year Celebration took place last Saturday, Feb. 21 to celebrate ancient traditions and practices with food, performances and music for the “Year of the Goat.” The celebration is also called Spring Festival. The true New Year began […]

Communication Studies makes strides to get more classes for students

Communication Studies students had difficulty getting into classes, but the department made quick changes for the future.

As spring registration began last fall, students majoring in Communication Studies were concerned about being able to complete their major due to not being able to get into critical classes. The department quickly took action to ensure students they would […]

Co-President student Senate candidates debate

Co-President candidates from top left to bottom right: Herchran Singh, Delaney Sweet, Sam Panzer, Bobby Rasmussen, Reed Baillie, Sean Kehren, Jake Kmiech, and Taylor Wicklund.

Candidates for the Co-Presidency of Student Senate met in the St. Peter Room for a short debate on Tuesday, Feb. 24. The conversation began with questions prepared by  Co-Presidents Matt Timmons and Hayden Goldstien. Candidates were given one minute to […]

Taking Steps Towards a Peaceful Two-State Solution

Palestinian Embassy in Sweden increases Palestine’s recongnition as a sovereign nation

Gusties’ Views on World News is an ongoing section in which Gustavus students share their opinons on current events. The first-ever Palestinian embassy in Western Europe was opened in Sweden on Tuesday, Feb. 10.  In addition to this newly signed […]