Archive for August, 2006

Unexpected Downtime

At about 2:45pm Thursday August 31, our primary mailserver failed causing all access to Gustavus email to stop. Email service was restored at about 3:05pm. As a result, some of you using non webmail based email clients may notice some messages are now marked as unread that were read just before the server failed. To […]

First-Year Orientation Hours and Services

This weekend, we have extended hours at the Technology Helpline designed to help new students and returning students get connected to the Gustavus network. Please see our hours and services for this weekend below. Technology Helpline x6111 Saturday, September 2nd Technology Helpline 8am-5pm We will have consultants in the Bookmark from 9am-5pm Sunday, September 3rd […]

GACwireless in the Residence Halls

As many of you can probably see by now, the GACwireless signal has reached the residence halls. At last! Here are some tips to keep it up and running. Please be aware that wireless browsing should be considered a convenience and not a replacement for plugging your computer into the ethernet jack in your room. […]

Users in the Residence Halls: Please re-register your Wired connection.

Note: Users were un-registered at 9am on Monday, August 28th. If you registered after this time, please disregard. As the start of the year is drawing near and summer student employees, CFs, and athletes are making their way to their permanent room assignments, students and other users that make use of the Wired connections in […]

Wiki Search Cloud and Blog Aggregation

The GTS Wiki received a couple of new features on its main page recently. Search Cloud Like the previously mentioned search cloud on the main search page, the wiki now sports its own search cloud built from queries within the GTS section of our web tree. We hope that this will not only help visitors […]

Gribly now online!

The Gribly, Gustavus’ campus directory, is available online for the first time since its inception in 1966. This is exciting. We have been given the opportunity to take something that was well done and improve upon it. And I think we have. We’ve taken all the data from the printed version, added a search engine, […]

Up and Running Training to Begin

Every year we host a week long training session for Technology Helpline employees. This week long training session begins at 9 am on Tuesday, August 29th and runs until Friday the 31st.  Immediately following the training session, the New Students (Class of 2010) begin arriving on campus and asking for our help and assistance. After […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel Tickets

Registration for “Christmas in Christ Chapel 2006: An American Odyssey” can now be completed online. Services are scheduled for various times from Dec. 1 through Dec. 3, 2006. More information about the event will be made available on the Christmas in Christ Chapel website.

Faculty Schedules Improved

We recently fixed and improved on our Faculty Schedules pages. Somehow, the CSS file for the site was deleted during the 2005-2006 school year, making the page harder to read and use. We’ve added new CSS and javascript to the site, including a box on the right that keeps track of people you’ve selected to […]

Power Outage

So, a tornado nearly hit Gustavus again. Apparently it just missed us. Some homes and power lines to the west and east were not so lucky. Here are some images: Once the power went out, the generator that powers Olin hall and the server room is supposed to kick in. Well, this time it […]