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Rumored weapon threat spreads across campus: Campus Safety comments on the rumor after the rave dance

Saturday night, students enjoyed the Rave to celebrate Gustavus Homecoming. While the rave was taking place, rumors about a gun spread like wildfire. Junior Lilly Soderberg shared her rave experience saying, “We didn’t hear about there being a gun until […]

Gustavus celebrates Coming Out Week

This past week, October 8-12, was Coming Out Week on campus. The events were put on by the Queer and Questioning organization. National Coming Out Day was Thursday October 11. The Q & Q group has already hosted mixers and […]

Walktober welcomes walking: Peer Assistants host three mental health awareness walks

Walktober is a monthlong event organized by the Peer Assistants which “invites students to bring awareness of the benefits physical activity has on mental health,” by getting outside to take themed walks around campus between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. […]

Classics professor discusses ancient graffiti

On Thursday, Oct 4, Gustavus faculty, staff and students were able to attend a lecture given by Professor Rebecca Benefiel, professor of classics and Department Chair, at Washington and Lee University. In her lecture, Professor Benefiel discussed how to relate […]

GAC divided on controversial window paintings: Temperatures cool down as political controversy heats up

The purpose of the press has always been to protect and enable democracy.   The idea of free press and free speech at Gustavus came into question this week when multiple campus groups painted the cafeteria windows for Homecoming week. […]

Campus Safety Report (10/3/18)

Monday, September 24 Campus Safety responded to a suspicious incident in the Arbor View parking lot. Campus Safety was called for a medical assist at Myrum baseball field. An employee was taken to the hospital for further evaluation. Campus Safety […]

Gusties celebrate the golden days: Gustavus Homecoming hosts alumni and students October 1-6

This year’s Gustavus Homecoming will be one to remember.  With an array of events happening throughout the week and a theme that will bring smiles to many faces, there won’t be any room for disappointment. Homecoming, happening during the week […]

Epsilon Pi Alpha hosts bi-annual blood drive

This upcoming Tuesday, Oct. 9, Gustavus will host a Red Cross Blood Drive.  The event will be put on by the Gustavus Student Nursing Association and sponsored by the Epsilon Pi Alpha Fraternity. Gustavus has a history of hosting biannual […]

Exploring our most fundamental resource – 54th annual Nobel Conference to focus on Soil: A Universe Underfoot

The 54th annual Nobel Conference, held October 2 and 3, “invites participants to consider the vast diversity and complexity of soil, and to ponder the challenges we face in protecting this most fundamental resource,” the conference website said.  The two-day […]

Family weekend kicks of October

Gustavus families are getting ready for the annual Gustavus Family Weekend on October 12 to 14.  From evening films in Wallenberg to bingo and pizza, students and their families will be busy enjoying campus and St. Peter. To kick off […]