The Gustavian Weekly


Gustavus Mourns the Loss of Longtime Professor

Terry ‘TJ’ Morrison was a professor of Math and Computer Science at Gustavus.

Professor of math, computer science, and statistics Terry “T.J.” Morrison died on Thursday, October 8. Morrison, who was often called T.J. by students, was 68 and had taught at Gustavus since 1978. He passed away at Mayo Clinic Health System […]

Speaker Series Keeps Faculty Healthy

Every Friday find a new speaker in the Konferensrum room in the Jackson Campus Center.

Wellbeing for Employees (WE) has put together a speaker series that is running for four Fridays in October from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. The series is called Support “ME” with WE and takes place at the Konferensrum in the Campus Center. […]

Student Raises Over $1000 For His Gustie Buddy

Gustie Buddies staff at Twins’ Target FIeld last spring.

Over the summer, Senior Psychology and Pre-­Occupational Therapy Major Bryden Giving decided to sell photo prints of pictures he had taken while studying abroad. “Originally what I was going to do was raise money to buy myself my first DSLR […]

Big Hill Farm Experiments with New System

Big Hill Farm, Gustavus’ own student led produce farm, is finishing its sixth fall harvest season and gearing up for their first winter in a greenhouse. The farm, although small, provides about half of all the fresh produce in the […]

Families Flock to Campus for Fall Festival

Students, faculty and families of Gustavus gather in the Linnaeus Arboretum for the annual Fall Fest.

Family Weekend is the one weekend a year homesick students and empty nester parents come together on campus to enjoy activities made just for them. Students whose families will not be on campus can also enjoy the weekend as most […]

Strategic Action Plan Conference Calls for Students’ Input

Gustavus held a campus wide conversation regarding the future of the College. Gustavus President Rebecca Bergman presented the College’s strategic plan for 2016-2026 to students, faculty, and administrators in the Lund Arena. Bergman displayed a PowerPoint presentation for the first […]

Confusion Around Diversity Director Grows

Sharon Sobotta poses in front of Gustavus’ famous sign.

Sharon Sobotta wrote an email to Dean of Students and Vice President JoNes VanHecke after her inability to join the Gustavus faculty for personal reasons was announced to the Gustavus community. Assistant Dean of Students Megan Ruble, President Bergman and […]

Students Get Fit and Fed Up with New Program

BearFace was a program used by fitness classes.

As a liberal arts college, Gustavus provides the best in terms of academic programs for its students. At Gustavus all students are able to expand their learning in multiple subject areas, and professors in these areas are eager to improve […]

Gusties Got Pinked Out with Planned Parenthood

WAC co-presidents Leah Soule and Jessica Green tabled outside the cafeteria on Tuesday.

Students all over campus were sporting passionate pink on Tuesday. The event to show support for Planned Parenthood (PP) was orchestrated by the Womyn’s Awareness Center (WAC). WAC co-presidents, senior Leah Soule, and sophomore Jessica Green, organized the Pink-Out as […]

Nobel 51 Dissects Dependence

Addiction can take a multitude of different forms. In the loosest sense of the word, the most common college student addictions could be coffee or Netflix. But for too many, addiction takes a darker form of drugs or alcohol, both […]