Archive for April, 2012
Minneapolis, Minn. - The Gustavus softball team picked up a sweep in its final non-conference test of the season on Monday afternoon. Playing at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, the Gusties swept the College of St. Scholastica by scores of 11-3 and 6-2. Gustavus improves to 28-8 [...]
Dr. Thomas Sigler took his Sustainable Cities class on a field trip to Minneapolis last week. Two educated and informative speakers — Paul Burns from the Metropolitan Council and Ben Penner from Open Arms — met with the class to explain the mechanics of transit-oriented development and urban farming, respectively.
The Gustavus baseball team swept the University of Minnesota-Morris on Monday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn., winning game one 10-5, and game two 7-2. Gustavus improves to 15-16 overall, while UM-Morris falls to 6-29 overall.
College students nationwide often question the ethics sur- rounding student meal plans. With a plan that does not carry over unused funds to the next semester, Gustavus is no exception. Students ask: Where does my money go? Why are groceries so expensive? Am I wasting my money? Director of Dining Services Steve Kjellgren wants to [...]
continue to shape Gustavus tuition. While 90 percent of Gustavus students receive some type of financial aid, Gustavus tuition for the 2010-11 academic year was still 42,285 dollars and has only increased since. Many students know that only a handful of students pay this full sticker price due to funds from donors endowments, the FAFSA, [...]
Monday, April 16 • An employee reported a theft of College property from the Jackson Campus Center. Thursday, April 19 • A student reported laundry items stolen from Complex laundry rooms. Sunday, April 22 • A student reported suspicious activity on College Grounds to Campus Safety. • Three students in Norelius Hall were [...]
With the end of the semester rapidly approaching, many students don’t realize that the last 48 days spent on campus are symbollically tuition-free. Because there is a gap between the the cost of operation of Gustavus and the income made from tuition, this last section of the school year runs free for students thanks to [...]
Between April 17 and April 22, Gustavus students who will not be living off-campus next year went through the new Room Draw process and found that many of their on-campus housing options had an added fee. While a number of on-campus options are available to students for a flat fee of 5,600 dollars, certain on-campus [...]
celebrates Multicultural Sweden The MAYDAY! Committee worked in conjnction with the Scandinavian Studies Department for this year’s 32nd MAYDAY! Conference: Multicultural Sweden. The conference will discuss a broad range of issues taking place in contemporary Sweden. “This topic raises many important questions about integration, the kind of society we will come to have and where [...]
With changes to health plan regulations and the Affordable Care Act by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the supplemental insurance policy that has been offered to students will no longer be available as of next year. The supplemental insurance plan, which costs students 250 dollars per year, was used by about 18 [...]