Moe Lectureship discusses U.S. immigration policies

Kendra Smaby – Staff Writer How many times could you learn the ABC’s?” This was Aura Bogado’s response to a question fielded to her about the education that migrant children receive while in ORR (Office of Refugee Resettlement) custody. Bogado made many impactful statements in her lecture given on Tuesday, April 19. COVID-19 has been a huge impact on all of our lives, and the Moe … Continue reading Moe Lectureship discusses U.S. immigration policies

David Blight lectures on Frederick Douglass’ legacy

Kendra Smaby – Staff Writer On Monday April 11, members of our campus community and the surrounding community were privileged enough to hear esteemed historian and the Sterling Professor of History, Professor of African American Studies, and of American Studies and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale, Dr. David Blight speak on The Legacies of Frederick … Continue reading David Blight lectures on Frederick Douglass’ legacy

Campus Safety Report (4/8/22)

Saturday, April 2, 2022 On Sunday, April 2, 2022, Campus Safety transported a student from Sohre Hall to River’s Edge. Sunday, April 3, 2022 On Sunday, April 3, 2022, Campus Safety, while on patrol, came across an intoxicated student sleeping in Rundstrom Hall. On Sunday, April 3, 2022, Campus Safety responded to behind Norelius Hall for a report of a possible stolen metal chicken. Tip … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (4/8/22)

Climate teach-in held to support sustainable actions

Colin Maiwurm – Staff Writer On Wednesday March 30, the annual Take Action Climate Teach-In event was held in Nobel Hall. This event has been going on for many years, and this year was Gustavus’s first time hosting the event on campus. This is a global event happening for high schools, colleges, and for communities. The reason for this conference is to educate a large variety … Continue reading Climate teach-in held to support sustainable actions

ARC hosts events to recognize adopted students

Lauren Roth – Staff Writer This week, the Adoptee, Recognition, Community (ARC) hosted its first series of events. The origins of this organization started in January of 2021 by Senior Co-Presidents Tia Lerud and Ani Bailey. “We both felt that Gustavus could benefit from a space for adoptees to connect with each other, as well as create connections with non-adoptees on the foundation of identity,” Lerud … Continue reading ARC hosts events to recognize adopted students

Campus Safety Report (4/1/22)

Thursday, March 17, 2022 On Thursday, March 17, 2022, a Campus Safety employee noticed GAC property damage in Norelius Hall. Thursday, March 17, 2022 On Thursday, March 17, Campus Safety received a report of a fire alarm over the radio in Southwest Hall. Sunday, March 20, 2022 On Sunday, March 20, Campus Safety was contacted by a student to inform us that a Gustavus van … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (4/1/22)

Gustavus alumni speaks on U.S. Supreme Court

Kendra Smaby – Staff Writer The Supreme Court, its decisions, and nominees have drawn an ever-increasing amount of attention in recent years. From Mitch McConnell’s “Block of Merrick Garland” to the approval of Amy Coney Barret, the discrepancies have certainly garnered mass media attention. This, coupled with the recent hearings on the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson, have led to an all-time peak in interest of … Continue reading Gustavus alumni speaks on U.S. Supreme Court

DEI panelists teach importance of mentoring

Mel Pardock – Staff Writer Thursday, March 31, the Gustavus Mentoring Program will be hosting a panel to discuss the impacts of the Mentoring Program on the personal and professional lives of those who participate in it. The Weekly interviewed Julie Rudolf, the Gustavus Mentoring and Internship Specialist, to learn more about the event. Q: What, in particular, will be covered at this panel? A: How … Continue reading DEI panelists teach importance of mentoring

Professors speak at Ukraine town hall

Lauren Ruth – Staff Writer Chatter among students and faculty in the past few weeks has revolved around the possibility of an additional required credit in the general education curriculum. This is not a novel idea. There has been a large movement of students and faculty passionate about environmental sustainability and education behind this curriculum for several years. “The sustainability credit was originally designed to be … Continue reading Professors speak at Ukraine town hall