The Gustavian Weekly


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, […]

Gustie Cup reach record figures: Annual entrepreneurship competition offers $10,000 in prize money

This Saturday, the third Annual Gustie Entrepreneur Cup will host a number of aspiring entrepreneurs, in hopes of propelling their products to a more professional level. At the event, judges will distribute $10,000 in prizes, and the first-prize winner will […]

Honors Weekend draws attention to academic excellence

Gustavus is proud to be home of many elite students. From winners of Fulbright scholarships, to internships at Harvard, there is no shortage of high-achieving students at Gustavus. As a community, Gustavus does not let its pride fall short and […]

A sign of spring: the housing uproar: Students once again dissatisfied with shortage of upperclassman options

Gustavus has always lauded their status as a four-year residential college, where students have to live on campus unless they fit special criteria or get permission. However, as of late, students have been wondering if it is something the college […]

Relay For Life conducts evening of emotion and inspiration: Gusties raise nearly $20,000 in the fight against cancer

For seven hours, about 200 Gusties piled into Lund Arena where they participated in the 14th annual Relay For Life at Gustavus to help raise money for the American Cancer Society for the fight against cancer. This event was put […]

GWiL hosts successful annual conference on dealing with inevitable conflict

At Gustavus, there are ample opportunities to attend impactful conferences.These conferences host speakers ranging from academic to activism, where students can learn something often times unaddressed in classroom settings. From the Nobel Conference to the MayDay! Conference and Building Bridges, […]

MayDay! Conference brings constitutional lawyer Bruce Fein to campus

Brian Konkol and President Rebecca Bergman kicked off the 37th annual MayDay! Conference on Wednesday morning. Before introducing the keynote speaker of the conference, Bergman quoted an excerpt from the new Strategic ACTS Plan tying it to the topic of […]