The Gustavian Weekly


Gustavus finalizes new Strategic Action Plan: Strategic Action Team to present new plan to the Board of Trustees

Gustavus has several behind the scenes committees that contribute to Gustavus’ welfare. One of these committees is the Gustavus Adolphus Strategic Action Team (SAT). Recently, the SAT has finalized their new Strategic Action Plan (SAP) and will be presenting it […]

Jamelle Bouie speaks in Christ Chapel

Political analyst Jamelle Bouie speaks in Christ Chapel last Tuesday night to address theams of racism and systematic oppression present in this years Reading in Common book “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coats.

This year’s Reading in Common book, “Between the World and Me” brought speaker Jamelle Bouie to campus. As a political analyst by trade, Bouie chose to address issues of race and systemic racism through the decisions from policy makers and […]

Anderson is getting more than a face lift: Renovating of Anderson Hall gives a new home to the Education Department, Writing Center and Multifaith Center

A rendered display of the anticipated new interior for the Anderson Building.

The story of Anderson Hall, located on the east side of campus neighboring the Confer and Vickner academic halls, is quite extraordinary. It was built as a library in 1942 and had shelves covering the walls from top to bottom. […]

Greek life experiments with new way of recruiting: Snap-bidding is introduced this year to give more students a chance to go greek

Greek organizations Alpha Sigma Tau (top), Sigma Sigma Sigma (bottom left) and Sigma Alpha Epsilon (bottom right) pose for group photos.

Potential New Members Snap Bidding. New Member Period. All of these terms are part of the new Greek bidding process. Traditionally, the national sorority chapters have followed different rules than SAE and the local chapters. However, new protocols have been […]

Large competition sees fall in enrollment: 2020 class drops 50 students to Gustavus average

Richard Aune, Dean of Admissions, speaks at the Convocation for new students and families in Christ Chapel.

As the new school year kicks off with a bang, Gustavus welcomes a smaller first-year class size than normal. This is the cause of multiple factors including demographics, the amount of high school seniors graduating and deciding to go to […]

New Gusties experience first days on campus: Greeters help acclimate first-year students to the Gustavus community

New students take traditional photos at the Gustavus Adolphus College sign with family on move in day.

Orientation flew by again, welcoming in this year’s new Gusties. Moving in last Friday, taking a classic picture with Gus down at the sign and moving into a weekend full of exciting events. “I love seeing all the students with […]

Student voices initiates policy revisal: Changes implemented to address student concerns about sexual misconduct

“I ’m really proud of what got done over the summer,” Dean of Students JoNes VanHecke said. Over the last three months while students were away, administration has been hard at work implementing changes recommended by last year’s sexual misconduct task […]

Night of Distinction awards students and groups

The 5th annual Night of Distinction was held this past Sunday, May 8 at 7 pm in Alumni Hall. As a part of Honors Weekend, this awards banquet was a a celebration of Leadership, Service, and Achievement for Gustavus students […]

Honors Convocation recognizes students and faculty

As the Gustavus community eagerly awaits summer vacation, the Honors Day Convocation is one event during Honors Weekend that takes a moment to celebrate student and professor achievements in the past school year. The Convocation took place at 10:30 am […]

Rev. Joanne Sanders speaks on meaning in Sports

Student athletes can find it hard balancing college life between practice and class. Gustavus has a special sort of student athletes because they have no other incentive to play collegiately other than for passion of the game. For some, it’s […]