The Gustavian Weekly


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 […]

Gusties learn about leadership opportunities

Collegiate Fellows during first-year orientation.

The Student Leadership Open House took place on Thursday, Feb. 19, from 7p.m. to 8p.m. The event was held for students to receive information or apply to organizations on campus. Each organization has a special purpose on campus in order […]

Sustainability discussion inspires conversation and action

Climate Change converstation encourages Gusties to take action.

Students, faculty, and administrators gathered together on Friday, Feb. 13 to seriously discuss “meeting global warming’s challenges” and creating tangible forms of action to create a more sustainable community. Professor Deborah Goodwin has been a long time advocate for environmental […]

Students involved in planning future Nobel remodel

Exterior perspective of what the future Nobel Hall will look like through the help of student visioning.

Students and faculty are coming together to plan renovations for Nobel Hall. Built in 1963, the home of the biology, chemistry, geology, and geography departments is due for an update and expansion. “The way we teach has been changing for […]

Summer Camp Fair provides jobs for Gusties

The Summer Camp Fair provides  fun and rewarding alternatives to a regular summer job.

Students gathered to take advantage of the opportunity to be recruited by summer camps in and out of the Minnesota area at the 2015 Summer Camp Fair in Alumni Hall. Out of state opportunities ranged from camps in Wisconsin, Montana, […]