Could an online test understand me?

Jonas Doerr- I was discovering my number. Click. Click. Click. Truity.com was guiding me through it, asking personal question after personal question. This wasn’t a phone number, although one might still ask for this number at a bar. This was my Enneagram number; a personality archetype somewhere between one and nine that could reveal hidden insights about anyone’s personality. I was supposed to rate each … Continue reading Could an online test understand me?

The reality of moms and social media

Raquel Vaughn- For a really long time, I was lucky enough to have a mother who didn’t know anything about social media. Terms and phrases such as “sliding into DMs,” “follow for follow,” “saved the chat,” and “for you page” might as well have been an alien language to my mom because the only social media she’s ever had has been Facebook. I never had … Continue reading The reality of moms and social media

Cultural differences among Midwesterners

Sophia White- I have been living in Minnesota for about 9 months now, and have noticed a few things in terms of personal preference and pronunciation from Minnesotans that differ from my experiences living in Nebraska for 18 years. This is not an anthropological study where I have lived in another place for several years, looked at one specific thing, and reported my findings. I … Continue reading Cultural differences among Midwesterners

Women in Leadership hosts Cindra Kamphoff for “Beyond Grit” talk

Elliot Steeves- For this year’s International Women’s Day, Gustavus Adolphus College will host Cindra Kamphoff, a renowned mental performance coach, for a talk from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8th in the Wallenberg Auditorium. Kamphoff’s talk will center around her focus on passion and purpose when going after your goals. “The definition of grit is just that: passion, perseverance, and purpose through … Continue reading Women in Leadership hosts Cindra Kamphoff for “Beyond Grit” talk

Elder Whitehawk comes back to campus to visit classes

Katie Samek- The Gustavus President’s Council for Indigenous Relations (PCIR) is pleased to announce that Dakota Elder Joe Whitehawk will be returning as the PCIR’s 2024 Elder in Residence, and will be hosting informal talks with several classes from various academic disciplines about the Indigenous history of the Saint Peter area and ways that students can participate in Indigenous advocacy, both here on campus as … Continue reading Elder Whitehawk comes back to campus to visit classes

Childhood Poverty; Building Bridges to host conference

Grace LaTourelle- Childhood Poverty: Uniting Voices to Empower Tomorrow is the theme for this year’s Building Bridges Conference, taking place at 9:00 a.m. this Saturday, March 2nd, in Alumni Hall. This year marks the 29th Building Bridges Conference at Gustavus. Hosted by the Building Bridges student organization, the conference has revolved around a variety of topics regarding social justice. Past conferences have explored topics such … Continue reading Childhood Poverty; Building Bridges to host conference

Men’s basketball on top!

Teddy Kaste- The Gus Young court erupted into pandemonium last Saturday when the Gustavus Men’s Basketball team defeated the Hamline Pipers 72-71 to win the MIAC championship. The Gusties beat the Pipers – despite the answer to the Wordle coincidentally being Piper the day of the game (spooky). This MIAC championship win marks the 10th in program history, and the first since 2005. The Gusties’ … Continue reading Men’s basketball on top!

Overtime Thriller!

Parker Burman- This past weekend, the Gustavus Women’s Hockey team hosted rival Bethel in the MIAC Semifinals, with a trip to the MIAC Championship game on the line. Although playing well, Gustavus found themselves facing an early deficit, one which would last most of the game. However, late game Gustie heroics forced an overtime win by a score of 2-1 to send Gustavus to their … Continue reading Overtime Thriller!

MIAC Champs!

Zachary Tlusty- The Women’s Basketball team won their third MIAC Championship in a row this past Saturday, beating Concordia by a score of 66-38. The two teams had split the season series, in which both teams held home court going into this Championship Game. It was Championship weekend at Gustavus, as three high-stakes playoff games took place on Saturday. The energy on campus was electric … Continue reading MIAC Champs!

Donate blood to save lives

Amelia Dewberry- Gustavus Student Nurses (GSNA) is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive. The event will run from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March  6th, and from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 7th in Alumni Hall. Donors can schedule an appointment at RedCrossBlood.org with code “Gustavus” or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS. GSNA President and Senior … Continue reading Donate blood to save lives