The Gustavian Weekly


Gustavus hosts 2nd annual Chinese Tea Ceremony

The Chinese Tea Ceremony will take place Tuesday, March 23, in the St. Peter Banquet Room.

Gustavus is a college that desires to get students, staff, and the St. Peter community involved with events on campus, especially with events that promote diversity and opportunities to learn about different cultures. Last Friday, the Pan​Afrikan Student Organization (PASO) […]

Nafisa Farah talks health and more

Somali Activist, Nafisa Farah, will be visiting Gustavus’ campus next Wednesday, March 23, in Confer room 127. This event is open to the Gustavus community to attend. She will speaking about the health and diet of Somalians and the cultural […]

Documentary opens new perspectives: “I Am A Girl”

“I Am A Girl” opens opportunities for different perspectives and allows people to put themselves in others places.

A typical day starts with sleeping past your alarm, grabbing food in the Caf, and attending class half-asleep, but this is not the typical day for women our age in Afghanistan, Papua New Guinea, Brooklyn, Sydney, and Cameroon.  They wake up […]

Gustavus welcomes new student organization: Connecting Clouds on campus

The idea for starting Connecting Clouds was inspired while the founders were abroad in Ireland.

From Communications Club to Greek Life to all the clubs and organizations in between, how many of them really gear directly towards achieving happiness in life? Connecting Clouds is a brand new student organization founded by Junior Psychological Science major, […]

Success continues for Student Senate

Student Senate meets Mondays to stay up-to-date on issues.

To say the Student Senate has been busy would be an enormous understatement. The Student Senate didn’t waste any time jumping right into second semester by welcoming new faces to the Senate, hosting new events and increasing their accessibility to […]

Gustavus’s new pet policy bans dogs on campus: New policy goes into effect June 2016

With Gustavus’ new pet policy, dogs are now allowed on campus.

The campus received an email March 2, which outlined the College’s new policy regarding animals on campus grounds and buildings. This policy, which will go into effect on June 1st, prohibits animals in all campus buildings unless they are for […]

Gustavus hosts forum on sexual violence: Administration sits down with students

Gustavus administration gathers in front of the Chapel for the Campus’ forum on sexual violence.

On the evening of Monday, March 7th students, faculty, and administrators gathered in Christ Chapel to hold a forum on sexual assault. The forum was initiated at the request of President Bergman the previous week and featured a panel of […]

Sexual Assault at Gustavus

There’s a correlation between the consumption of alcohol and the occurrence of sexual assaults.

On Feb. 2, the Mankato Free Press reported that a Gustavus man was being charged with sexual assault. On Feb. 11, the Gustavus Community was sent a sexual assault warning via email detailing that on Dec. 13, 2015 Campus Safety […]

Gustavus’ $8 million renovation

The new renovated A.H. Anderson Hall will be complete next year February 2017.

By this time next year, A.H. Anderson Hall, will be a brand new building. The complete renovation of the building started this past January of 2016. The new and improved Anderson Hall will be able to house multiple facets of […]

Building Bridges is back and better than ever: ‘The War on Drugs’ brought to you by Gusties

‘Plato o Plomo’ was an infamous quote from Pablo Escobar, a notorious cartel leader.

March 5, 2016 will commemorate the 21st Building Bridges Conference, an entirely student run event which promotes social change, diversity and awareness. This year’s conference is titled “Silver or Lead: The Wealth and Violence in the War on Drugs” and […]