The Gustavian Weekly


The BRICS New Development Bank and China

The BRICS New Development Bank was created to provide money for infrastructure and development projects.

One of the major multilateral development finance institutions in this world.” Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on the New Development Bank to reporters. The formation of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) New Development Bank on July 15, […]

Gusties gain perspective on the economy through workshop

The lecture addressing the connection between economic freedom and human wellbeing is a part of a larger workshop histed by the Econ department.

Associate Professor of Economics at West Virginia University Josh Hall came to Gustavus and gave a lecture on Mon., May 4. Hall’s areas of interest include applied entrepreneurship and microeconomics with an emphasis on economic freedom, state and local public […]

Students prepare novel ideas for ‘Gustie Entrepreneur Cup’

The entrepreneur judged to have the best new business idea will win a grand prize of $3,000.

Sponsored by the Economics and Management Department, Gustavus will be home to its first ever Gustie Entrepreneur Cup. 11 teams of students will compete on Saturday, May 9 in the Beck Hall Atrium for The Cup. The event runs from […]

PASO brings back ‘Rediscovering Hip-hop’ to Gustavus

The event includes a range of performances including singing, spoken word, poetry, and dancing.

For the many students on campus who enjoy listening to hip-hop, and others who may wish to learn more about the musical tradition, The Pan Afrikan Student Organization (PASO) will be hosting ‘Rediscovering Hip-Hop.’ Some upperclassmen and members of the […]

Sexual assault survivors ‘Take Back the Night’

“Take Back the Night” creates a safe space for survivors of sexual violence to share their stories and a community of support.

An event that allows survivors of sexual violence to share their stories and receive support called ‘Take Back the Night’ was hosted by the Womyn’s Awareness Center on Monday, May 4 in Linnaeus Arboretum Interpretive Center. “‘Take Back’ the Night […]

Library hosts fifth annual Books in Bloom fundraiser

The event displays floral arrangements representing different books chosen by GLA.

Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) are hosting the fifth annual Books in Bloom. The event takes place in the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library where ‘blooms’ will be displayed with a book. Each bloom is a unique floral interpretation of the novel […]

Gusties showcase work at Celebration of Creative Inquiry

Celebration of creative Inquiry gives students the opportunity to present their creative projects to the community.

Students, faculty, and community members will gather for the Celebration of Creative Inquiry in Jackson Campus Center banquet rooms from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 1. Students will be presenting projects which highlight work they have done over […]

Diversity Week encourages learning and openness

Students get dressed up and gather at Diversity Ball to conclude D-week.

Diversity Week took place last week and was filled with activities involving organizations associated with the Diversity Leadership Council to promote open conversation and learning. Junior Public Accounting and Political Science major Haley Coller is a member of organizations that […]

Students propose new core value


During Earth Week, students likely noticed the addition of a green “Sustainability Pillar” which resided outside of the cafeteria. According to Gustavus Greens Co-President Cameron Reischauer, the idea for the pillar originated during the meetings of the student organization as […]

U.S. and China debate over global governance

The United States currently dictates the laws of the global economy but as a rising super power, China may change the status quo of the trade world.

There is constant debate over who should dictate the laws of the global economy. For the last 100 years or so, that duty has fallen on the shoulders of the United States. Recently, we have seen China’s world influence increase […]