The Gustavian Weekly


Hmong New Year is a Celebration of Connection

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Hmong American Cultural Outreach (HACO) led Gustavus in a celebration of the Hmong New Year on Nov. 13 and 14. HACO kicked off the celebration last Friday when they held Open Mic from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Courtyard […]

Gustavus Students Explore New Solar Plant

Solar panels are a form of clean energy and help redue our carbon footprint.

With winter on the way, there is no better time for Gusties to recognize the power of weather and increase their awareness of the environment. Before the negative temperatures of traditional Minnesota winters begin, tours were given at Gustavus last […]

Students Stand in Solidarity with Mizzou

Students marched from the campus center to the front of Old Main, chanting “No violence, no hate.”

In light of the recent high-profile racial incidences surrounding the University of Missouri- Mizzou, Gustavus students came together on campus to march from Charles Jackson Campus to Old Main and back in support of Mizzou’s students. The march, organized by […]

S.T.L.F. Pays it Forward Again

Students Today, Leaders Forever members gather for a meeting.

Students Today, Leader Forever is an organization formed in 2003 by a group of U of M students. Since 2003, they have expanded their organization throughout the nation to college campuses, recruiting eager college students looking to make a difference […]

Gustavus Professors’ First Book Publications

Sharon Marquart and Blake Couey's books, respectively.

The Bookmark hosted a book release event for Professors Blake Couey of the Religion Department and Sharon Marquart of the French on October 29. Couey’s book Reading the poetry of First Isaiah: The most perfect model of the prophetic Poetry […]

A more transparent Student Senate for Gusties: ‘Take Your Professor to Lunch’ and ‘Community Comment’


Student Senate is a collection of Gustavus students elected by the Gustavus student body to represent the student body. The Co-Presidents, Sam Panzer and Bobby Rassmussen, chair weekly Student Senate meetings and Cabinet meetings. The Student Senate Cabinet is made […]

Gustavus Library Associates 19th biennial event

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‘A Royal Affair’ The Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library is an important resource here at Gustavus Adolphus College for students, faculty, and the college community. Every other year the Gustavus Library Associates Board hosts their Biennial Benefit in order to raise […]

Red Cross and Gusties team up to give back

Senior Anna Lundquist volunteers for Communications Club and tables outside Alumni Hall for the Blood Drive.

The Communication Studies Club hosted the fall Red Cross blood drive Wednesday, Nov. 4 and Thursday, November 5 in Alumni Hall. The Communications Studies Club sponsors the drive twice a year, each November and March to get Gustavus students involved […]

23 year old Gustavus Alum Passes Unexpectedly

Wilson rides his jetski on Lake Minnetonka.

On Wednesday Sept. 30, 2015 Gustavus alum, Miles Robert Wilson of Spring Park, passed away during work after he unexpectedly collapsed. A memorial service was held on Wednesday Oct. 7 at Calvary Memorial Church. I’m going to miss having him […]

Anonymity Online Continues to Cause Problems

The great Yik Yak debate refreshed itself once again this year. According to a campus-wide email sent out in late September, a student posted a threat to the app, Yik Yak, that read something along the lines of, “During this […]