Bee-lieve it: Nobel is back

Grace LaTourelle– “Insects: Little Body, Big Difference” is the topic of the 59th annual Nobel Conference, taking place Oct. 3rd and 4th, 2023. Tuesday and Wednesday will cover the themes: ‘They’re Not Like Us’ and ‘We’d Be Nowhere Without Them’, respectively. To accompany the conference is the book, “Extraordinary Insects” by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson. The conference is free to all Gustavus students and will have opportunities … Continue reading Bee-lieve it: Nobel is back

Football dominates in home opener

The Gustavus Football team opened their season at home against Buena Vista University, marking the third year in a row that the Gusties have squared off with BVU to start their season. Replicating their success from last year the Gusties started off their season with a dominating 51-7 victory over the Beavers. With a high powered offense led by Junior starting Quarterback George Sandven, who … Continue reading Football dominates in home opener

Golf season starts for men and women

This past weekend, the Men’s Golf team participated in a dual meet against Saint Johns. The first round was at Rush Creek with the second being at Pioneer Creek. The Gusties came up just short, with the A team finishing 311-286-597 and the nationally ranked St. John’s tallying a final score of 301-279-580.  Although the team was defeated, Junior Teddy Kaste was able to score … Continue reading Golf season starts for men and women

Soccer sweeps home matches

The Gustavus Men’s and Women’s soccer teams were both in action this past weekend as they both had the opportunity to open their seasons at home. The men opened up their season against Knox College where they secured a 1-0 victory while the women defeated UW-Superior 2-1 to also start their season off undefeated. The Gustavus Men’s team, after one of their most successful seasons … Continue reading Soccer sweeps home matches

Immortality: transcendent video games and the nature of art

To write about Immortality in a way that would do it justice, I would need to likely fill every page of this newspaper and then some. Immortality –a Half Mermaid Productions’ video game from 2022– is unlike any video game I have ever played. However, it is not the first of its kind. The lead developer, Sam Barlow, has been making live action, interactable mystery … Continue reading Immortality: transcendent video games and the nature of art

Gusties will game!

Gustavus Esports began in the Fall of 2021 as a student organization now known as It was started by then-Campus Activities Advisor Garrett Meier, Competitive Co-President and now-Alumni Nick Hagen, Casual Co-President and now-Junior Jay Erickson, with help from other passionate Gustie gamers. When first getting its footing, the organization hosted an event, called “Jackbox Jumpscares”, for Halloween. Gusties gathered to casually play Jackbox … Continue reading Gusties will game!

Gustavus welcomes new faculty

Gustavus Adolphus is welcoming five new professors this fall, each of whom bring new perspectives and skills into the Gustavus community. Guarionex Salivia and Dongji Feng will join the Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics departments. Also joining the Golden Gusties are Lindsay Webster and Matthew Trucano into the Theatre and Dance department, and Samuel Piccolo as an addition to the Political Science Department.  Salivia will … Continue reading Gustavus welcomes new faculty

A night at the cabin: Friday Night Frights

Tonight (Friday, Sept. 8th), the Campus Activities Board will be hosting a screening of Drew Goddard’s 2011 horror film: Cabin In The Woods. This “Friday Night Frights” event will be happening at 8:00 p.m. outside of the Borgeson Cabin in the Arb. In Saint Peter, it is often hard for horror movie fans to find screenings of horror movies. With “Friday Night Frights,” that’s changing. … Continue reading A night at the cabin: Friday Night Frights