The Gustavian Weekly


Gusties discuss where to go from Ferguson

Gustavus Professors presented different perspectives on Ferguson and racial tensions in America at the teach-in on January 26.

In an effort to make improvements and combat racism moving forward, the “Ferguson and Beyond” teach-in took place on January 26, and included a panel of professors that discussed different ways to analyze the incidents in Ferguson, Missouri. Religion, LALACS, […]

Professor Greg Kaster researches his passion during sabbatical

Greg Kaster is using his sabbatical to research the perspectives of American slaves during the Civil War era.

At the start of the semester, students may note the absence of some of their professors as they take a leave of sabbatical. Professor Greg Kaster of the History Department is one such faculty member, and will be absent from […]

Student Senate efforts visible on campus

Student Senate has been successful in adding hydration stations to residence halls and a third Gus Bus.

Following a productive Fall Semester, the fruits of the efforts of Student Senate are becoming visible across campus. Perhaps most prominent are the additions of hydration stations in the residence halls. “The hydration stations were really inspired by students that […]

Campus Organizations Come Together to “Animate Faith”

Students from differing backgrounds gather together to attempt to tackle questions of faith. Photo By: Christine Peterson

On Sundays and Thursdays during J-Term, the Christian Organizations on campus have come together to host Animate Faith at 6 p.m. in The Dive. Animate Faith is a series of discussions regarding different aspects of faith and religion. A well-attended […]

“Find Your Flow” encourages students to pursue wellbeing

“Find Your Flow” gives students opportunities to pursue wellbeing through fitness classes and other activities.

Find your Flow: celebrating a lifestyle of onward, upward, and inward, challenges students during J-term to think deeply about all forms of health, including workout classes and introductory sessions on lesser known ways to increase your wellbeing. Junior Biology and […]

CAB sponsors student activities during J-Term

Students enjoy one of many CAB sponsored J-Term events. Photo By: Leah Moat

Students on campus during January Interim often find themselves with an abundance of free time during the break from the hectic schedule of the regular semesters. Just in case all of that free time is proving more tedious than relaxing, […]

Community Action J-Term class assists Building Bridges

Building Bridges and students from the “Social Change and Community Action” class meet to discuss the coming conference.

Students from the “Social Change and Community Action” J-term class are joining with Building Bridges to help plan and organize this year’s conference, “Hidden in Plain Site: Recognizing and Rejecting Rape Culture.” Associate Professor in Religion; Latin American, Latino and […]

Living the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in our own time

Reverend Dr. Jamie Washington inspire students to live the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Photo By: Agustin Murillo

Gustavus has been hosting speakers on campus to celebrate and remember the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. since a national holiday was declared in his honor in 1986. This year’s speaker was Reverend Dr. Jamie Washington, a […]

First-year, first-generation college students gather for dinner

First-year first-generation college students gathered on Thursday, Nov. 20 to share a meal and join in a community event during the First- Year, First-Generation College Student Dinner and Conversation sponsored by the Diversity Center and the Office of Multicultural Student […]

Festival of St. Lucia highlights Sophomore women

The St. Lucia Court includes Sarah Barnes, Rachel Hain, Janet Jennings, Kendyl Landeck, Sharon Singh, and Lauren Swenson.

Gustavus celebrates the 74th annual Festival of St. Lucia on Thursday, Dec. 11 with six sophomore women who have been nominated and voted onto the court by their peers. The six women include Sarah Barnes, Rachel Hain, Janet Jennings, Kendyl […]