The Gustavian Weekly


Building Bridges hosts annual GAC’s Got Talent

On Friday, March 2, Building Bridges put on the annual talent show titled “GAC’s Got Talent.” Building Bridges hosts this event in order to promote their annual conference. This year, that conference was on Saturday, March 3 and surrounded the […]

Gustavus Women in Leadership hosts Nancy Dahl

One aspect of a liberal arts education is to attend inspirational talks given by successful individuals. This past Tuesday, the Gustavus Women in Leadership, commonly known as GWIL, had the privilege of hosting Nancy Dahl, author of the book, Grounded: […]

PASO plans exciting events for Africa Week

Next week, the Gustavus Pan-Afrikan Student Organization, or PASO, will kick off its annual Africa Week — a series of unique, innovative events and activities that aims to celebrate African culture and heritage. This year, PASO has scheduled a number […]

Mental Health: Exploring the Unacknowledged Civil Rights Journey – 23rd Annual Building Bridges Conference tackles mental health

The 23rd annual Building Bridges Conference kicks off this Saturday, March 3, 2018. This years topic: Mental Health: Exploring the Unacknowledged Civil Rights Journey. This day-long conference will focus on mental health issues using an intersectional lens, aiming to dismantle […]

BlackOut Improv Comedy coming to Gustavus: Group aims to spark conversation about social justice issues

On March 7, the Minneapolis-based BlackOut Improv Comedy group will stage a special performance in Alumni Hall from 7-8 p.m. This exciting, up-and-coming theatre troupe promises a show that strategically blends comedy and social justice, challenging viewers to think about […]

Tennis and Life Camps receive $1 million donation: Boy and Betty Toy give a lot of love to their former camp

The Gustavus Tennis and Life Camps recently received a generous one million dollar donation from Boy and Betty Toy of Mounds View, Minnesota. The donation will help with the renovation of the Swanson Tennis Center, including expansion and improvements to […]

Nobel Hall undergoes renovations this winter: Future science building expected to have advanced labs and facilities and connect to Schaefer Art Center

As Gusties streamed back to campus in early February after a cold, snowy J-Term and touring break, a new landscape was spotted outside Nobel Hall of Science. Barriers spanned the expanse of the lawns outside of Nobel and as the […]

Vietnamese Student Association plans Lunar New Year

On February 23, students involved in the Vietnamese Students’ Association and Global China Connection are hosting an event for the Lunar New Year. This celebration is to honor the start of the new year based on the lunar calendar. “It […]

Minnesota Private College Career and Internship Fair to be held February 27

On February 27, sophomores, juniors, and seniors from a number of private colleges around the state, including Gustavus, will have the opportunity to attend the Minnesota Private College Career and Internship Fair. This exciting event will be held from 9 […]

Students participate in Peer Education’s 100 Hour Challenge to abstain from binge drinking

Last weekend, 21 percent of the Gustavus student population vowed to go 100 hours without drinking. The goal was to invite students to abstain from binge drinking to focus on how much of an impact it has on student health. […]