‘Justice’ Category

A Trip to the Doctor

Imagine walking into your doctor's office needing to be seen for some sort of ailment, and after waiting for hours, the doctor walks in and pulls a crumpled mask out of his pocket and puts it on along with gloves that have obviously been used more than on

Swim, Bike, and Run for a Cause

On April 25, the Gustavus fraternity Epsilon Pi Alpha hosted a triathlon. This event was part of the fraternity's Diabetes Week.

Tiananmen + 20 Years

On June 4, 1989, the Tiananmen Square protests came to a violent end with the deaths of over 2,000 people, widespread arrests, and the ban of foreign press by the Chinese government.

Making a Difference

On Saturday, March 14, Christ Chapel was packed with people who had come to hear the story of a high school teacher who had changed so many lives, and whose story was highlighted in the movie The Freedom Writers.

Linnaeus Symposium

Ecosystem health and tree conservation are the topics of the third bi-annual Linnaeus Symposium to be held April 19-22, 2009.

Liberation Through Education

The Building Bridges Conference began 14 years ago as a student-led effort to promote diversity issues and dialogue. It has evolved from just talking about these topics to engaging in action. This year, Building Bridges is focusing on ways that education

Small Idea, Big Changes for Justice

At Gustavus Adolphus College little ideas often lead to big changes. Thia Cooper, assistant professor of religion, had one of those ideas, and it has brought together several hundred people to work toward a socially just world.

A Passion for Justice

What do an award-winning American journalist and a former director of the National Museum in Baghdad have in common? A passion for and commitment to justice.

Theatre Emphasizes Social Justice

Gustavus's Department of Theatre and Dance is embracing a new mission—to educate students with a strong focus on social justice.

MAYDAY! Highlights Global Issues

Each year a MAYDAY! Peace Conference is held at Gustavus Adolphus College. And, each year the conference addresses an issue of pressing or long-range concern in the areas of peace or social justice.