How to respond to racially tense situations: GAC sparks dialogue

Colin Maiwurm – Staff Writer As Thanksgiving break approaches, there are a few events happening to send everyone off. One of these events approaches responding to racially tense situations in the classroom. This event will be taking place on Friday, Nov.18th from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The presenter of this event is Stephanie Gandy who is an artist, activist, and educator in the Twin … Continue reading How to respond to racially tense situations: GAC sparks dialogue

Gustavus moving forward: indigenizing institutions

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer As part of Native American Heritage Month, guest speaker Taylor Rose Payer will be giving the talk “Indigenizing Institutions” at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, in the President’s Dining Room. The event is open to the public and is sponsored by the National Endowment for The Humanities and The President’s Council on Indigenous Relations (PCIR). Taylor Rose Payer is … Continue reading Gustavus moving forward: indigenizing institutions

DEIB leads the discussion on allyship and racial justice

Colin Maiwurm – Staff Writer With midterms and the election passing by, many have found themselves very busy and overstressed, unable to relax or attend any events. With midterms and the election having now passed, the college is back to hosting new events, some of which are coming up soon. On Thursday Nov. 17 from 11:30-12:30, there will be a panel discussion regarding allyship and … Continue reading DEIB leads the discussion on allyship and racial justice

Big Speaker event brings Bryan Terrell Clark to the Stage

Mel Pardock – Staff Writer In alternating years the Campus Activities Board brings a “Big Speaker” to campus. The event allows CAB to provide students with a speaker to gleam knowledge, inspiration, and guidance from. This year’s big speaker is Bryan Terrell Clark, an actor and singer/songwriter that has performed in successful Broadway shows and a wide range of popular television programs. In 2019, Terrell … Continue reading Big Speaker event brings Bryan Terrell Clark to the Stage

Gustavus embraces Native American Hertiage Month

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer Native American Heritage Month is celebrated annually in the United States during the month of November to both honor Indigenous people and to acknowledge that this country was built on stolen land. As Gustavus has continued to acknowledge its settler history, there has been a much needed push to create educational conversations and events surrounding reconciliation with the Dakota community … Continue reading Gustavus embraces Native American Hertiage Month

Compassion seeks its way back onto campus

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer A Town Hall Conversation on The Compassion Initiative will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in the Saint Peter Room. This community conversation will be led by Junior Kate Dario. The Town Hall Community Conversations is a new event series as of last year and is sponsored by the Division for Equity and Inclusion. … Continue reading Compassion seeks its way back onto campus

The vote is in: general election races

Colin Maiwurm – Staff Writer With Election Day coming up on Tuesday, November 8th, many may be wondering what this means for them. Since it is only the general election, many tend to overlook it and believe that it truly does not matter. While it may not be as big as the presidential election, the general election does still play a major role in everyone’s … Continue reading The vote is in: general election races

GAC can chalk the chalk, but can it walk the walk?

Mel Pardock – Staff Writer Within the past few weeks, there has been quite a stir around campus in relation to the chalking events of the week of Oct. 17. It is no secret that this has been a hot discussion topic, as it has even been discussed in this paper multiple times, and Gusties are hearing very contradictory narratives surrounding the chalking incident and … Continue reading GAC can chalk the chalk, but can it walk the walk?

Dr. Eric Carter to speak on health equity in Latin America

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer Next month Gustavus will be hosting its seventh annual lecture centered around the Latin American perspective, featuring an array of presenters from various backgrounds. The event, titled “Health Equity in Latin America,” will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 in Confer 127. The National Hispanic Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi, helps to organize the … Continue reading Dr. Eric Carter to speak on health equity in Latin America

Walktober is back to lift your spirits

Mel Pardock – Staff Writer After a year of waiting, Walktober is back, and this year, the Gustavus Peer Assistants have worked hard to ensure that the Gustavus community has a fun, fabulous, and healthy fall.  Walktober is an event held every fall by the Peer Assistants to show the Gustavus community the benefits and excitement of exercise and mental wellness. Events are held on … Continue reading Walktober is back to lift your spirits