The Gustavian Weekly


Gustavus transitions to tobacco free: Students and faculty react to new no-smoking policy

New “No-Smoking” signs can now be found around campus.

Gustavus Adolphus College often finds itself at the center of heated debates when it announces major changes. This past spring, on May 21, 2018, Gustavus President Bergman sent an email to the student body announcing that Gustavus would become a […]

CAB hosts Harbour for fall concert: The new year kicks off with a visit from the indie-rock band

Harbour performs for Gustavus students and staff in the Eckman Mall.

The Campus Activities Board wasted no time getting the entertainment rolling this year.  At 8:00 p.m. on Friday Sept. 7, Gustavus hosted the indie rock band Harbour at the Eckman Mall outside the Campus Center.  The band played original songs […]

The Mayhem Poets introduce poetry with a twist

Three of the Mayhem Poets share their art and ideas in the Courtyard Cafe.

On Tuesday, Sept. 11 the Campus Activities Board hosted an event called Mayhem Poetry.  The board was eager to host this event because of the variety it offered in terms of the styles of poetry.  “Mayhem Poets is a group […]

Mixing it up with new Gustavus faculty: Hires, promotions, and more!

Anthony Bettendorf, the new Director of Residental Life.

Two offices that are the most connected to student life at Gustavus, Residential Life and Dean of Students, underwent some exciting personnel changes prior to the new academic year.  Steve Bennett has been at Gustavus for 21 years, and this […]

Gustavus aims to upgrade its campus: An update on the Nobel construction and renovations in residence halls

The 2018-2019 academic year is in full swing, and notable architectural changes have been happening throughout the Gustavus campus.  This includes the updated common area of the first-year residence hall, Norelius, more often referred to as Co-Ed.  Students are known […]

SIAS students introduced to Gustavus

Orientation has started early for students and mentors in the SIAS program.   The Summer Institute for Acadmic Success, or SIAS, is a program that brings unique and underrepresented students to campus for an extra week before the rest of […]

Russian Study Abroad Program suspended: Gustavus joins two other American colleges to end program

Last week, Gustavus abruptly suspended all study abroad programs to Russia for the indefinite future due to the closure of the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg. Gustavus is only the third college in the nation to make the decision to […]

Retirement Banquet hosted for English professors

Gustavus Adolphus College is notorious for having timeless and knowledgeable professors who contribute to the liberal arts education that enhances the learning of its students. This past Wednesday, the English Department hosted a Retirement Celebration Open House for Florence Amamoto […]

Eppies host Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week: Fraternity puts its effort into bringing awareness for a good cause

The Epsilon Pi Alpha Fraternity raised over $2,000 this past week for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to help spread awareness for MS, a disease that attacks the central nervous system. “The inspiration of our philanthropy week, MS Awareness, stems […]

3OH!3 performs at this year’s Spring Concert: Gusties relive their thrilling middle school years with 3OH!3

This past Friday, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) put on their big concert, which happens every other year on the Gustavus campus. This year, CAB hired the band 3OH!3 to perform. The concert also included an opening act, Grayson DeWolfe, […]