The Gustavian Weekly


Weekend at Ripley’s: ROTC students traveled to the MN National Guard’s Camp Ripley in Little Falls to practice military tactics and organizational skills

Cadets from the Gustavus ROTC program engaged in a weekend of military operations and leadership training alongside other Minnesota-college battalions at Camp Ripley. Ten Gusties departed campus early the morning of Fri., April 21. Picked up and transported by bus, […]

Bergman kicks off ‘Blueprint for Progress’: The President’s Council for Diversity Equity and Inclusion annouces three year plan to improve college policy

President Bergman recently announced a new action plan created by The Presidents Council for Diversity Equity and Inclusion entitled the Blueprint for Progress. Aiming to better the college’s policies and practices to further fair access to resources. On April 12 […]

Women of Color Summit to be held on campus : First annual conference aims to inpsire and provide networking opportunities

The Diversity Center at Gustavus Adolphus College hosted its first Women of Color Summit to support and empower young Women of Color who attend post-secondary education institutions within Minnesota. The summit hosted keynote speaker Minnesota State Representative Susan Allen, the […]

TEDx conference moves to larger venue: Gustavus’s annual conference continues to grow, this year featuring the theme “Life on Purpose”

Gustavus students and alumni will convene in Minneapolis to attend the fourth annual TEDx conference hosted and prepared by the college. TEDxGustavusAdolphusCollege will be presented at the American Swedish Institute (ASI), a location in the Twin Cities where Gustavus holds […]

Building Bridges fights injustice through art

Diversity Center looks to find pathway to success: A Multicultural Faculty Panel will shed light on the experience of minority groups on campus

The Diversity Center invites the Gustavus community to join them for the Multicultural Faculty Panel. This event is sponsored by the Diversity Center and includes a panel discussion from a diverse group of Gustavus faculty. “Panelists will talk about how […]

Students voice concerns about the legitimacy of this year’s Co-Presidental election: Student Senate censured multiple members for constitutional violations that may have effected election results

Last Monday, Gustavus Student Senate held an extended meeting to address student concerns regarding the Feb. 27 Co-Presidential elections. After a highly contested campaign, and an extremely close result marred by ethics violations and errors during the election process, some […]

Climate lecture draw massive crowd

On Thursday, Feb. 28, Gustavus Adolphus College students gathered in Wallenberg Auditorium to hear the lecture, Climate Refugees: An Unrecognized Challenge At Home and Abroad by Cornell University Professor Dr. María Cristina García. This event is part of a series […]

Making Gustavus feel like home: Student organizations work to support students effected by the travel ban and to reassure their families that Gustavus is a safe place

Gustavus Adolphus College is guided by five core pillars in its vision: Community, Excellence, Faith, Justice, and Service. These values are the very foundation of GAC and define this community. “Our organizations are committed to creating environments that are welcoming, […]

Svendsen and Ngabirano win Co-Presidential Election: Election decided by a margin of three votes

This week Gustavus Adolphus College had its annual Co-Presidential Election. A mass email was sent out to the entire student body in order to vote for the candidates they believed were most fit for the job. The two pairs of […]