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Spread awareness for the #MeToo movement

I will never forget my first real experience with sexual assault.  One of my best friends texted me in the early hours of the morning telling me she was not safe and needed me to come get her.  The text […]

Advice for the floundering first-year (5/3/19)

I talk a lot about stress and dealing with stress in this column. This is for a reason: stress is a pretty common feeling among college students, especially as we creep closer and closer to finals week. But one thing […]

Advocating for mental health resources

It is no longer an arguable fact that mental illnesses and mental health issues, in general, are on the rise for college students in America and around the world. More and more students are being diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, […]

Defending the arts at Gustavus

Here at Gustavus, there are so many different opportunities for students to participate in things that catch their interest. Whether that has to do with their intended major and minor, or just simply a passion they may have, there are […]

Advice for the floundering first-year (4/26/19)

Dear First-Years, ‘Tis the season. Not the holiday season, mind you, but the room-draw, select-your-classes, everything-is-happening-right-now season. And oof, it’s a lot to handle. If you’re anything like me, you’re feeling the pressure right now, and that can be extremely […]

Gusties fight for motivation before summer

Spring has finally sprung, as I’m sure we’ve all been waiting for. Yet, with the end of the academic calender fast approaching, and the sweet, tempting summer break only a little over a month away, it’s easy to fall into […]

How valuable are printed photographs?

Living in the digital age, a lot of the things we used to use as kids have now turned digital. Many complain that printing out pictures takes time and effort, but a Gustavus alum, Sarah Duffy, created an app called […]

Groundswell day takes action in the face of apathy

Gusties protesting for climate action at Groundswell.

On March 22, 400 Gustavus students, faculty, and staff gathered in Christ Chapel to demand changes to the curriculum and overall campus policies to confront climate change. These demands included sustainability education, administrative transparency, infrastructure, divestment from fossil fuels, and […]

Letter from the editor: a small printer jam

Cannon Valley Publishing Company

The Gustavian Weekly’s campus news stands have sat empty for the past few weeks after a closure of Adams Publishing-owned Cannon Valley Printing in Northfield, Minnesota. Between spring break,  Easter break and printing issues, the Weekly hasn’t been maintaining the […]

Advice for the floundering first-year (3/22/19)

Dear First-years, It’s almost midterms, and with those come increased academic stress. We’ve all heard tips on how to decrease this kind of stress: do yoga, deep breathing, eat right, etc. But I want to talk about what happens when […]