The Gustavian Weekly


Habitat for Humanity organizes fall trip to Aurora

While attending class is vital to one’s education, it is important to note that students can make a significant difference by venturing outside the classroom. That is exactly what Habitat for Humanity prepares to do for their upcoming service trip […]

Gusties take a stand: NoDAPL movement gains more support on campus

Standing Rock. A new civil rights movement where environmental and human rights have met. The Dakota Access Pipeline Project is a pipeline that will stretch 1,172 miles from North Dakota to Illinois. It will pump an estimated 470,000 to 570,000 […]

Anti-hazing efforts take on new forms: Individuals from various parts of the campus community advocates against hazing

Anti-hazing efforts have sprung from several outlets on campus this year. The Campus Activities office put forth regular efforts to educate the student body, including tabling outside the Evelyn Young Dinning Center handing out various items such as buttons, stickers, […]

Gustavus library finalizes plans for gender-neutral bathrooms

Gender neutral public restrooms is a hot-button issue in domestic policy nation wide. Across the United States of America, public and private institutions have debated the morality and human right of providing gender neutral bathrooms to the public. This fall, […]

Honoring Our History; Gustavus Celebrates Indigenous People’s Day for the first time this year

This Monday, the Gustavus Community will commemorate the Indigenous Peoples Day on campus for the second year. “Building Bridges will support our Native brothers and sisters in their struggles for recognition, respect, and autonomy.” – Elizabeth Long The initiative began more […]

Snap bids receive positive feedback: Greek chapters view new snap bidding as a helpful addition to recruitment process

At Gustavus, “Going Greek” means joining a social fraternity or sorority of students who want to make a difference on campus in a variety of different ways. For generations, the Greek system has been a staple in the Gustavus community. […]

Fall fest family weekend tradition

This weekend is Family Weekend, a great weekend for parents to bring you food from Costco, make your bed with fresh sheets, and take you down to Whiskey River for a much needed non-caf meal. There are many festivities that […]

Faculty conclude vote in favor of commencement changes

To minimize risk during a time of celebration, the college has decided to change the date of Commencement from Sunday to Saturday. Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance Henry McCarthy and dozens of others have been working for years to […]

Administrative overhaul: New administrators share excitment about future of Gustavus

With the 2016-17 academic year now underway and the college working on the first stages of implementing its recently developed strategic plan, Gustavus Acts, Gustavus has shuffled its administrative team, adding several new members. Recent developments include the departure of […]

Students value opportunity to speak with Board of Trustees

This Friday, Gusties will get a unique chance to enjoy casual conversation and discuss topics that are important to them with college leadership over bacon, eggs and coffee. At Breakfast with the Board, now a tri-annual event held less regularly […]