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Campus Safety Report (11/2/18)

Monday, October 22 Campus Safety responded to a motor vehicle accident in the Norelius Parking lot. Tuesday, October 23 A student came into the Campus Safety Office to report an ongoing roommate dispute. Campus Safety investigated an odor of Marijuana […]

Bonnier Chair of Jewish Studies inaugurated: GAC welcomes Dr. Samuel Kessler to Jewish department

Around a dozen people attended the inauguration, which was held in the Interfaith Center.

On Monday, October 29, Gustavus Adolphus welcomed Dr. Samuel Kessler as the first Bonnier chair of the Jewish Department.  The Bonnier Chair position was created when the Bonnier family “gave the college money specifically to fund a new position in […]

Panelists discuss the history of activism and change

Four panelists from different departments volunteered for the event based on their interest in the topic.

On October 29, a presentation and panel was held surrounding the 50th anniversary on the year of 1968.  This year brought a burst of protests and forced many to take a look at the social unrest in areas such as […]

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 […]

Campus Safety Report (10/12/18)

Monday, October 1 Campus Safety observed an attempted theft of Gustavus property. Campus Safety referred two students to the Campus Conduct System. Tuesday, October 2 Campus Safety responded to a medical assist at Mattson Hall for student that fainted. The […]

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 […]