The Gustavian Weekly


Gustavus Wind Orchestra has ‘All that Jazz’

Gustavus Wind Orchestra was the smallest of only seven colleges chosen to perform at next summer’s Collegiate Band Director’s National Association’s regional conference.

This summer the Gustavus Wind Orchestra (GWO) was invited to perform at the 2016 Collegiate Band Directors National Association’s regional conference at Iowa State University. The CBDNA is the recognized professional organization for collegiate band directors dedicated to enhancing the […]

Historic donation makes Nobel renovation possible

The Nobel renovation and expansion will optimistically begin Spring 2017 and take two years to complete.

Gustavus kicks off the new school year off with the announcement of a 25 million dollar donation, the largest gift in the history of the College. The money will be used as the foundation of an estimated 65 million dollar […]

Rethinking of office spaces to benefit all Gusties

The Church Relations Office is being relocated to Old Main to be closer to the Chaplain’s Office.

Students returning to Gustavus will notice a reconfiguration in the placement of many important offices this year. These changes have been made with the intention of all returning students, incoming first-years, faculty, and administrators benefiting from the new locations. Dean […]

The BRICS New Development Bank and China

The BRICS New Development Bank was created to provide money for infrastructure and development projects.

One of the major multilateral development finance institutions in this world.” Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on the New Development Bank to reporters. The formation of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) New Development Bank on July 15, […]

Gusties gain perspective on the economy through workshop

The lecture addressing the connection between economic freedom and human wellbeing is a part of a larger workshop histed by the Econ department.

Associate Professor of Economics at West Virginia University Josh Hall came to Gustavus and gave a lecture on Mon., May 4. Hall’s areas of interest include applied entrepreneurship and microeconomics with an emphasis on economic freedom, state and local public […]

Students prepare novel ideas for ‘Gustie Entrepreneur Cup’

The entrepreneur judged to have the best new business idea will win a grand prize of $3,000.

Sponsored by the Economics and Management Department, Gustavus will be home to its first ever Gustie Entrepreneur Cup. 11 teams of students will compete on Saturday, May 9 in the Beck Hall Atrium for The Cup. The event runs from […]

PASO brings back ‘Rediscovering Hip-hop’ to Gustavus

The event includes a range of performances including singing, spoken word, poetry, and dancing.

For the many students on campus who enjoy listening to hip-hop, and others who may wish to learn more about the musical tradition, The Pan Afrikan Student Organization (PASO) will be hosting ‘Rediscovering Hip-Hop.’ Some upperclassmen and members of the […]

Sexual assault survivors ‘Take Back the Night’

“Take Back the Night” creates a safe space for survivors of sexual violence to share their stories and a community of support.

An event that allows survivors of sexual violence to share their stories and receive support called ‘Take Back the Night’ was hosted by the Womyn’s Awareness Center on Monday, May 4 in Linnaeus Arboretum Interpretive Center. “‘Take Back’ the Night […]

Library hosts fifth annual Books in Bloom fundraiser

The event displays floral arrangements representing different books chosen by GLA.

Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) are hosting the fifth annual Books in Bloom. The event takes place in the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library where ‘blooms’ will be displayed with a book. Each bloom is a unique floral interpretation of the novel […]

Gusties showcase work at Celebration of Creative Inquiry

Celebration of creative Inquiry gives students the opportunity to present their creative projects to the community.

Students, faculty, and community members will gather for the Celebration of Creative Inquiry in Jackson Campus Center banquet rooms from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 1. Students will be presenting projects which highlight work they have done over […]