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Caffeinate yourself in St. Peter

Coffee and college students, name a better dynamic duo. We have so many places to choose from, yet we all have our favorites for our own personal reasons. While coffee doesn’t change much, it is the atmosphere and employees that […]

Mindfulness and the importance of self-care

As the semester is getting busier and midterms are on the horizon, we all know the stress and sense of anxiety surrounding getting everything done and getting the grades that we want. While school is obviously very important, focusing too […]

The time for adulting at college

There are a lot of decisions to make coming up for many incoming students, students here on campus, and on other campuses as well. The high pressures of the decision making process can cause a lot of people to rely […]

Advice for the floundering first-year (3/8/19)

Dear first years- By now, the course load of this semester has likely hit you full-force, and if you’re anything like me, the amount of homework you have feels completely overwhelming. I’m here to hopefully ease that stress by offering […]

Early bird gets the weight room

The topic of deciding to work out every day is a tough decision on its own, but that may be due to the fact that you aren’t going at the time your body prefers. Being busy college students, it is […]

Student Senate and how you can change campus

“Doing your civic duty” is a phrase that Gustavus students hear often-especially around major elections. There has always been a push to get students to vote, spurred by shuttles, registration taco trucks, and much more. Elections are discussed. Politics abound. […]

Advice for the floundering first-year (3/1/19)

Dear first years- I sure hope that your spring semester has been off to a good start, but more than likely you’ve had a few ups and downs already. I can tell you that the freezing weather has caused me […]

Winter safety hazards at Gustavus

This winter has not been normal. Records have been set, or nearly set, for snow cumulation and low, low, temperatures. With cold weather and blizzards come bad road conditions, broken heaters, and cold water. As every Gustie knows, this can […]

Learning a language will change your life

There are hundreds of languages spoken in the world, and with those languages there are hundreds of cultures to accompany them. At a time when people all across the globe are as connected as we are now through social media, […]

Jussie Smollett and the reality of hate crimes

Social media is a powerful tool. It can be used for amazing things , as well as equally terrible ones. Many of us have seen the deception that social media can be used for in the last few weeks in […]