The Gustavian Weekly


Mental health fair raises awareness on campus

This week, in order to raise awareness and adaptability for mental health, the Alive! Mental Health Fair occurred on Monday and Tuesday. Hosted by the Campus Activities Board and co-sponsored by the Peer Assistants, its goal is to “help advance […]

International Festival brings cultures together

The Gustavus International Cultures Club, also known as ICC, was lauded for its remarkable, well-organized International Festival which was hosted this past Saturday. The night featured student-led musical performances, dances, trivia, and food from around the world, along with a […]

Give to Gustavus Day a huge success: Over $417,000 raised for the Gustavus fund

On Thursday, November 2nd, the whole Gustavus community came together to raise support for the Gustavus Fund. Many Gusties participated from far and wide to help allow the College to have flexibility in providing the best liberal arts education to […]

Gustavus Theater Presents Our Country’s Good

The Department of Theater and Dance is performing, Our Country’s Good, written by Timberlake Wertenbaker. The play offers a variety of characters, themes and accents for students to dive into. This particular production was chosen by director Amy Seham and […]

Former speechwriter gives insightful lecture: Craig Smith discusses experience working for the White House

Last Thursday, speechwriter Craig Smith delivered a lecture to students and faculty of Gustavus about his recent publication, Confessions of a Presidential Speechwriter. He was introduced as “an incredibly wonderful rhetorical scholar [who has] published over 60 peer reviewed scholarly […]

Gusties celebrate a thrilling Halloweekend

   When Halloween falls on a Tuesday, you can guess that the entire weekend before is then destined to be a Halloweekend.    There is only one thing better than a normal Halloweekend and that would be a Gustie Halloweekend. […]

Sammy Obeid appears in a night full of laughter

Laughter was brought to the Gustavus campus this past week when comedian Sammy Obeid took the stage in the Courtyard Cafe. Obeid is a highly regarded comedian who has appeared on shows like America’s Got Talent as well as a […]

National Chemistry Week honored on campus: Chemistry Club hosts multiple science-related outreach events

Chemistry is a hit or miss for most people. For some it might be the hardest class they will ever take. However, for others it just simply clicks. But it is clear that the world would not be the way […]

Heist: student newspaper stolen: Students throw out hundreds of newspapers in defiance

   On Friday, October 6th, Campus Safety responded to the Jackson Campus Center to take a report of stolen weekly newspapers, according to the Gustavus Daily Crime Log.     Caroline Probst, Editor-in-Chief of the Gustavian Weekly, received multiple messages […]

Out of Scandinavia Week features Finnish author: Pajtim Statovci discusses his award-winning novel

This week Gustavus was proud to host author Pajtim Statovci for this year’s Out of Scandinavia artist-in-residence program. While here, Statovci participated in discussion and lectures with students and faculty concerning his award-winning debut novel, My Cat Yugoslavia, which tells […]