The Gustavian Weekly


Gusties learn about leadership opportunities

Collegiate Fellows during first-year orientation.

The Student Leadership Open House took place on Thursday, Feb. 19, from 7p.m. to 8p.m. The event was held for students to receive information or apply to organizations on campus. Each organization has a special purpose on campus in order […]

Sustainability discussion inspires conversation and action

Climate Change converstation encourages Gusties to take action.

Students, faculty, and administrators gathered together on Friday, Feb. 13 to seriously discuss “meeting global warming’s challenges” and creating tangible forms of action to create a more sustainable community. Professor Deborah Goodwin has been a long time advocate for environmental […]

Students involved in planning future Nobel remodel

Exterior perspective of what the future Nobel Hall will look like through the help of student visioning.

Students and faculty are coming together to plan renovations for Nobel Hall. Built in 1963, the home of the biology, chemistry, geology, and geography departments is due for an update and expansion. “The way we teach has been changing for […]

Summer Camp Fair provides jobs for Gusties

The Summer Camp Fair provides  fun and rewarding alternatives to a regular summer job.

Students gathered to take advantage of the opportunity to be recruited by summer camps in and out of the Minnesota area at the 2015 Summer Camp Fair in Alumni Hall. Out of state opportunities ranged from camps in Wisconsin, Montana, […]

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, […]