Campus Safety Report (11/4/2020)

Monday, November 16th Campus Safety was contacted by a Covid case manager to arrange transport for a student from SW Hostel to River’s Edge. Campus Safety responded to a Medical Assist at Schaefer Fine Arts – Music. Campus Safety was contacted in regards to a poster being torn down by a student that was witnessed by a CF that had vulgarity behind regarding another CF … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (11/4/2020)

COVID-19 Report (12/4/2020)

COVID-19 Report Gustavus On-Campus Update As of November 16, 2020: Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 190 Current Positive Student Cases: 5 Current Positive Employee Cases: 0 Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 16 Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 10 Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 4 Gustavus Mass-Testing Update Two more mass testing events will be held before the end of fall semester. These events, held on Thursday, December … Continue reading COVID-19 Report (12/4/2020)

Letter from the Editor (12/4/2020)

Last year at this time I didn’t think I’d spend my senior year taking all online classes and seeing with my friends wearing masks from six feet apart. I think many seniors like myself probably feel that something has been lost this year. And we unfortunately can’t go back and relive our senior year like we’d imagine it to be. Sometimes I imagine there’s an … Continue reading Letter from the Editor (12/4/2020)

Virtual festival of St. Lucia rings in the holiday season at Gustavus

The Festival of St. Lucia at Gustavus is an annual celebration of leadership, service, compassion and light. Gustavus began celebrating this tradition in 1941. It is typically celebrated in Sweden, where a family’s oldest daughter serves coffee and baked goods to her family at sunrise on Dec. 13, the feast day of St. Lucia. This year’s Festival is being held virtually, and a video of … Continue reading Virtual festival of St. Lucia rings in the holiday season at Gustavus

Winter break COVID-19 guidelines shift as the end of fall semester nears

The pandemic continues to present a rapidly evolving challenge to our state, according to MN Governor Tim Walz. In preparation for these challenges, the Gustavus community has adapted its COVID-19 winter break guidelines. With some students returning home and others staying on campus for the remainder of the semester, daily student life looks a bit differently for everyone. “All students have the choice to live … Continue reading Winter break COVID-19 guidelines shift as the end of fall semester nears

Gusties learn to shine online during finals

As we approach the end of the semester, finals week begins to rear its heads as both students and professors – whether on or off campus – prepare. Final exams begin on Dec. 11 and last through Dec. 15 this year, with the last day of class being on Dec. 9. Professor in Political Science and program director of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies Jillian … Continue reading Gusties learn to shine online during finals

Thrive in the Dive: The Center for Inclusive Excellence receives an expansion upgrade

In an announcement sent out last week on Nov. 12, President Rebecca Bergman announced that the Center for Inclusive Excellence (CIE) will be receiving an expansion upgrade. It is said that this new upgrade will more than quadruple its current square footage. It will include new workspaces, dedicated offices for the Diversity Leadership Council and Building Bridges. It was also announced that, in addition to … Continue reading Thrive in the Dive: The Center for Inclusive Excellence receives an expansion upgrade

Campus Safety Report (11/20/2020)

Monday, November 9th A CF in Pittman Hall was informed by a resident of vandalism on a bulletin board. Campus Safety was contacted in regards to a mental health concern. Campus Safety performed a welfare check on a student in Norelius Hall. Tuesday, November 10th Campus Safety discovered a missing juvenile in Olin Hall. The individual ran away from the Leo Hoffman Center. SPPD was … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (11/20/2020)

COVID-19 Report (11/20/2020)

COVID-19 Report Gustavus On-Campus Update As of November 16, 2020: Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 176 Current Positive Student Cases: 42 Current Positive Employee Cases: 4 Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 147 Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 68 Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 14 Gustavus Mass-Testing Results From November 13, 2020: Number of Tests Administered: 1,373 Results Yielded: 1,367/1,373 Positive Cases: 20 Total Positivity Rate: 1.5% This … Continue reading COVID-19 Report (11/20/2020)