Scholarship Day welcomes prospective students

Lauren Ruth – Staff Writer Gustavus is hosting its annual Scholarship Day on Saturday, Nov. 13 and 20, 2021. This year the organizers decided to split it into two separate days to create a more socially distanced event. The option for students to attend virtually is also available. Scholarship Day is an event in which admitted students come to campus to be interviewed for various scholarships. … Continue reading Scholarship Day welcomes prospective students

Campus Safety Report (11/5/2021)

November 1, 2021 Campus Safety responded to a missing bicycle at North Hall. Sunday, Tip of the Week: Run, Hide, Fight…Do you know what it means? Run, Hide, Fight, is a national campaign that Gustavus uses in providing notification during an active threat situation on campus. Basically the run part is that your first option is to get away, get as far away from the … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (11/5/2021)

Transition to MyGustavus causes confusion

Lauren Ruth – Staff Writer While many of us are familiar with MyGustavus through financial aid and work study, new features have been added that change the way we will interact with it in the future. Gustavus Technology Services, or GTS, has been working hard to make a simpler, cleaner system for class registration. There are many reasons for this change. First, the company that owns … Continue reading Transition to MyGustavus causes confusion

Student Senate runs midterm elections

Carter Brown – Staff Writer On Thursday, Nov. 4, the Gustavus Student Senate has just finished their elections for new hall representatives for Arbor View, Sohre Hall, Gibbs Hall, North Hall, and Sorenson hall, Norelius, Prairie View and Chapel View. These hall representatives will become new senators in the Student Senate and represent the interests and concerns of those living in those halls. With this, a recurring … Continue reading Student Senate runs midterm elections

Night of the living… squirrels; Yeah, we’re making more squirrel jokes

Carter Brown – Staff Writer Beware, Ghouls, for on the night of Halloween, Oct. 31, something unearthly will come back to haunt us…It’s none other than the Night of the Living Squirrels. For years on Halloween, it has been a common occurrence that the squirrels of Gustavus who have since passed come back as undead figures to roam the campus once more and wreak havoc. Be … Continue reading Night of the living… squirrels; Yeah, we’re making more squirrel jokes

Campus Safety Report (10/22/2021)

Saturday, October 9, 2021 Campus Safety responded to a report of property damage on the second floor of North Hall. Campus Safety responded to a medical amnesty call at Chapel View Townhomes. Sunday, October 10, 2021 Campus Safety took a report from a Professor in Fine Arts Music, they stated that 2 of their keys were stolen. Wednesday October 13, 2021 Campus Safety responded to … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (10/22/2021)

Arb name changes to ‘The Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College’

Mel Pardock – Staff Writer As of Tuesday, October 12th, the arboretum located on Gustavus’ campus has been renamed from “The Linnaeus Arboretum” to “The Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College.” This name change came after a process of deliberation that involved campus associates, a look into historical perspectives and collaboration with Swedish historians, and board conversations. The Board announced the creation of the Linnaeus Deliberation Circle … Continue reading Arb name changes to ‘The Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College’

Q&A with the Artist-in-residence: Lawen Mohtadi

Emily Seppelt – Staff Writer This year marks the return of the week long Out of Scandinavia Artist-in Residence-program sponsored by the Scandinavian Studies department. This years guest is writer and filmmaker Lawen Mohtadi. Mohtadi is most well known for her biography of Roma civil rights activist Katarina Taikon and the subsequent documentary Taikon: The Untold Story of a Roma Freedom Fighter. Mohati immersed herself in … Continue reading Q&A with the Artist-in-residence: Lawen Mohtadi

Campus Safety Report (10/15/2021)

Saturday, October 2, 2021 Campus Safety came across a suspicious incident in the Jackson Campus Center. Campus Safety responded to a fire alarm in Rundstrom hall. Monday, October 4, 2021 Campus Safety provided a medical transport to the E.R. for a student in North Hall. Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Campus safety responded to a suspicious circumstance in Norelius Hall. Saturday, October 9, 2021 Campus Safety … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (10/15/2021)