The Gustavian Weekly


Gustavus library finalizes plans for gender-neutral bathrooms

The Gustavus Adolphus College Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library plans restroom renovations to further support diversity and inclusion.

Gender neutral public restrooms is a hot-button issue in domestic policy nation wide. Across the United States of America, public and private institutions have debated the morality and human right of providing gender neutral bathrooms to the public. This fall, […]

Honoring Our History; Gustavus Celebrates Indigenous People’s Day for the first time this year

This Monday, the Gustavus Community will commemorate the Indigenous Peoples Day on campus for the second year. “Building Bridges will support our Native brothers and sisters in their struggles for recognition, respect, and autonomy.” – Elizabeth Long The initiative began more […]

Snap bids receive positive feedback: Greek chapters view new snap bidding as a helpful addition to recruitment process

At Gustavus, “Going Greek” means joining a social fraternity or sorority of students who want to make a difference on campus in a variety of different ways. For generations, the Greek system has been a staple in the Gustavus community. […]

Fall fest family weekend tradition

The Fall Fest is an anual event held in the Arb during Family Weekend. Students and family members can enjoy various activities including browsing craft sales.

This weekend is Family Weekend, a great weekend for parents to bring you food from Costco, make your bed with fresh sheets, and take you down to Whiskey River for a much needed non-caf meal. There are many festivities that […]

Faculty conclude vote in favor of commencement changes

Gustavus Adolphus College Communcement has traditionally been held on Sunday.

To minimize risk during a time of celebration, the college has decided to change the date of Commencement from Sunday to Saturday. Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance Henry McCarthy and dozens of others have been working for years to […]

Administrative overhaul: New administrators share excitment about future of Gustavus

The Carlson Administrative building houses the offices of a majority of the Gustavus 

With the 2016-17 academic year now underway and the college working on the first stages of implementing its recently developed strategic plan, Gustavus Acts, Gustavus has shuffled its administrative team, adding several new members. Recent developments include the departure of […]

Students value opportunity to speak with Board of Trustees

This Friday, Gusties will get a unique chance to enjoy casual conversation and discuss topics that are important to them with college leadership over bacon, eggs and coffee. At Breakfast with the Board, now a tri-annual event held less regularly […]

Gustavus alumni joins Standing Rock protest

Native people pray while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Standing Rock, North Dakota isn’t a place that people usually hear about. Yet it gained national attention when the indigenous people started protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. There are overlaying issues of environmental, indigenous sovereignty, and basic rights that are […]

‘I Am A Black Man’ panel aims to humanize

I Am A Black Man. What does that statement mean? On Thursday Oct 6 at 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. in the Wallenberg Auditorium this question will be addressed by a panel of students, faculty, and administrators. “I see this as an […]

Gold and black, take me back: The Great Gustie Gathering excites students and brings alumni home

Generations of Gusties come together to celebrate homecoming annually.

As the Nobel Conference winds down and the weekend draws closed, the anticipation for Homecoming is becoming the focus here on campus. Homecoming has been a time-honored tradition since around 1910. There is still debate today about who hosted the […]