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Student Senate opens year with fall election: Widespread vacancies cause Senate to host this year’s election earlier

The Student Senate elections came up on the Gustavus community rather quickly at the start of each school year, with applications due from prospective student representatives on the first Monday after move-in. This left a short ten days between classes […]

Students explore clubs at Involvement Fair: Several student organizations were present at this year’s fair sharing their goals for the wider Gustavus community

One of the ways in which Gustavus tries to get students to become involved around campus is through the Involvement Fair,  a campus wide event where all campus and student organizations are given a chance to table, or advocate for […]

Half the Animal lights up the night

As the first week of classes came to a close, Gustavus students awaited the first outdoor concert of the year: Half the Animal. The band’s first and only EP, ‘SHAPES’, introduced them to the campus as an alternative pop rock […]

Digital humanities lab added to Confer Hall

Gustavus is home to many state-of-the-art facilities. New buildings seem to pop up every year—each newer and full of more gadgets. Gustavus is home to many state-of-the-art facilities. New buildings seem to pop up every year—each newer and full of […]

Diversity center introduces new members: Janet Jennings and Tom Flunker look to provide leadership, help and counseling to students from all walks of life

This year, Gustavus is proud to welcome Janet Jennings as the new Assistant Director of the Diversity Center.This year, Gustavus is proud to welcome Janet Jennings as the new Assistant Director of the Diversity Center. Jennings, a Gustavus alumnus who […]

Class of 2021 moves up the hill

In the summer leading up to a student’s first year at college, there are various emotions a student could be feeling. Some are ecstatic that they are moving away from their parents and creating a life that is their own, […]

New additions added to Anderson building: Education Department boasts advanced outdoor classroom and garden

Future Gustie teachers came back to campus this fall to discover multiple new additions added to their “new” home on campus. These new additions to Anderson Hall include an outdoor classroom located in front of the building and a beautiful […]

Record $40 million donation makes history: Alumni couple changes the future of Gustavus

Gustavus should be at the forefront of liberal arts education for years to come thanks to a record-breaking $40 million donation from an anonymous alumni couple. This remarkable gift is the largest of several significant donations received by the college […]

First-years & Frankenstein

Gustavus is a college rooted in the liberal arts, meaning it is adamant about providing incoming students with the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions. For the past seventeen years, this learning approach has been implemented through the “Reading in […]

FIRETHORNE: A Snapshot of Gustavus

As the weather gets hotter and the humidity increases one thought comes to every student’s mind: summer. An inherent marker of the end of the school year at Gustavus is the publication of its prominent literary and graphic arts journal, […]