Archive for February, 2021

Women’s Hockey Halts Hamline in 3-2 Win

The Gustavus women’s hockey team had a close 3-2  finish over Hamline in their Saturday night game.

Women’s Basketball Blanks Concordia

The Gustavus women’s basketball team had a knockout performance hosting Concordia. 

Late Goal Drops Men’s Hockey 3-2 at Hamline

The Gustavus men’s hockey team lost 3-2 Saturday night against Hamline at the TRIA Rink. The Gusties drop to 0-5 overall and 0-3 in the MIAC, while the Pipers improve to 1-3 overall and 1-1 in the conference.

A groundbreaking Lund Center update

Georgia Zutz – Staff Writer February 18th, 2021 marked the official approval of the Lund Center renovation, set to be complete in 2024. Slated to break ground this spring, the Gustavus Board of Trustees approved the $60 million dollar project that will expand upon the Lund Center’s capabilities regarding athletics, education and community building. “There’s a […]

Campus Safety Report (2/26/2021)

Saturday February 20, 2021 Campus Safety received a call from a student requesting medical amnesty due to concern for their friend who drank too much and just wanted Campus Safety to check him out. Campus Safety was contacted about a student of concern in Uhler. Campus Safety responded to an underage alcohol incident in North […]

COVID-19 Report (2/26/2021)

Gustavus On-Campus Update As of February 23, 2021: Total Positive Cases (since August 15, 2020): 255 Current Positive Student Cases: 1 Current Positive Employee Cases: 0 Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 4 Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 3 Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 1 This data set is meant to encompass the on-campus impact of COVID-19 by counting […]

Gustavus implements new COVID-19 surveillance testing

Freya Nelson – Staff Writer According to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), there have been at least eight identified UK variants of the COVID-19 virus found in Minnesota. MDH suspects that this number is an underrepresentation of the COVID variants currently in the state. In conscious preparation for the spread of these new strains, the […]

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” puts metatheater spin on Shakespeare classic

Emily VanGorder – Staff Writer Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead is a metatheater production which follows Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor supporting characters from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, on their side journey and experiences behind the scenes of the original play. “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ is… about the characters and how they perceive what is happening in […]

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Professor Richard Leitch

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Since 1996, Associate Professor in Political Science, Environmental Studies, Japanese Studies and Peace Studies Richard Leitch has been widely recognized at Gustavus for his interesting classes and enthusiasm for teaching. Gustavus proved to be the ideal place for him to showcase these qualities and utilize a student-focused outlook on education. “I […]

Schaefer Art Gallery exhibits An Active and Urgent Telling from the Strange Fire Collective

Samantha Raghu – Staff Writer While artwork is aesthetically pleasing to the eye, the use of artistic expression can be used as an educational tool to acknowledge, grow beyond and change individual and collective thoughts and beliefs. As a means of reshaping our campus’ sentiments on identity, enforced societal norms and expectations, Gustavus’ upcoming art exhibition, […]