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Building Bridges tackles Climate Change: Annual conference continues campus conversation through a social justice lens

This year’s Building Bridges co-chairs Greta Dupslaff and James Miller.

Climate change is not a new subject of conversation for Gustavus students. Students have been thinking innovatively about how to be a more green campus for years, and this open dialogue has led to compost bins around campus, compostable utensils, […]

Gusties take political action on Super Tuesday: Gustavus students encourage each other to vote in Democratic primaries

This year’s Building Bridges co-chairs Greta Dupslaff and James Miller.

This past week, many Americans had the opportunity to voice their opinions in the primary elections. Super Tuesday, the day on which 14 states including Minnesota held their primaries, took place on Tuesday, March 3. Masses of Gusties took an […]

Campus tastes and celebrates different cultures at Fast-a-Thon event

Gustavus held its Fast-a-Thon on Thursday, Feb. 20, an event that has been happening since 2013. The Multifaith Leadership Council (MLC) and Muslim Students Association (MSA). “[We] decided to work on this program together. Both groups belong to the Diversity […]

Campus Safety Report (2/28/2020)

Monday, February 17th A Gustavus employee reported the loss of a campus key. A student reported possibly being drugged while at an off-campus gathering. Campus Safety was contacted in regards to a mental health concern. Campus Safety performed a welfare […]

Climate talk continues at Gustavus: University of Maine professor brings book-based lecture to campus

University of Maine Professor Paul Mayewski visited campus February 26, to present a lecture titled “Journey into Climate.” Dr. Mayewski is an acclaimed glaciologist, climate scientist and explorer, as well as the Director of the Climate Change Institute and a […]

Sports to stats: Dennis Lock lectures on campus: NFL statistician brings Gustavus insight into the world of football

Last week, Gustavus students had the opportunity to hear a statistician talk about their work. However, Dennis Lock is no ordinary statistician. Lock works for the NFL as the Director of Football Research and Strategy for the Buffalo Bills. His […]

St. Peter bowling alley KingPins burns down: Gustavus student hotspot destroyed in fire over the weekend

KingPins bowling alley, once local popular hangout spot, destroyed after a structure fire on Sunday morning February 16.

St. Peter bowling alley, KingPins, burned down early on Sunday morning this past weekend February 16. The bowling alley was built in 1962 and had undergone several changes before being named KingPins. The bowling alley offered twelve lanes of both […]

Campus Safety Report (2/21/2020)

Thursday, February 13  Campus Safety responded to a theft report of stolen boots in Norelius Hall sometime between February 12 at 2130 hours and February 13 at 0740 hours. Campus Safety was notified about a water leak on second floor […]

Gusties anticipation grows for spring concert: Artist Blackbear coming to campus May 16

With spring just around the corner, Gustavus students anticipate the arrival of this years biennial spring concert.  Hosted by the Campus Activities Board (CAB), the student ran board fields a voting process for all students to partake in.  Between the […]

Rev. Dr. Herbert Chilstrom displayed selfless dedication to Gustavus

Rev. Dr. Herbert Chilstrom’s funeral was held in Christ Chapel on February 15th.

Last Saturday, February 15, Gustavus saw an influx of visitors to campus for a celebration of life for Rev. Dr. Herbert Chilstrom. The Minnesota service was held in Christ Chapel, with another service taking place in Arizona, where Chilstrom resided […]