Plaza dedication fosters reflection on campus history

During the royal visit from Their Majesties this past Friday, Oct. 5, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden took part in a Chirst Chapel service and dedication ceremony for the new Sesquicentennial Plaza and sculpture. With a number of media outlets from the Twin Cities, Mankato and Sweden, the dedication of the Plaza and sculpture took place on a windy afternoon. “The … Continue reading Plaza dedication fosters reflection on campus history

Media Services specialist receives new role

The large scale, media productions of student led programs to the campus’s highly regarded Nobel Committee Series and Christmas in Christ Chapel are put on yearly to much success and celebration. The man behind the technology of it all is looking forward to a change in position. Matt Dobosenski ’99, currently the Coordinator in Media Services and Gustavus Technology Services, will transition into the role … Continue reading Media Services specialist receives new role

CAB incorporates new events to homecoming

Homecoming this year is sure to surprise the Gustavus community with much anticipation for our new Gustie lion mascot reveal, plus much more. In addition to the new events, this year will include yearly traditions like Pep fest, Parade, a concert from David Barnes, Cash CAB, the Medallion hunt, First-year door decorating competition, pizza-off and the crowning of homecoming king and queen. This year is … Continue reading CAB incorporates new events to homecoming

Campus Safety Report (10/12/12)

Monday, October 1 •  Fourteen students were cited for noise violations, and one student was cited for underage consumption in Sorensen Hall. •  Two Collegiate Fellows cited ten students for noise violations in North Hall. •  Campus Safety investigated suspicious activity and a report of a verbal bias incident by the Interpretive Center. • Four students were cited for a noise violation, two students were … Continue reading Campus Safety Report (10/12/12)

Psychology department renamed to reflect scientific nature

The former Department of Psychology has been newly christened the Department of Psychological Science. This change of title is a reflection of a nationwide trend in the field of psychological research. What once was The American Psychological Society (APS) is now the Association for Psychological Science. The APS adjusted the name to emphasize the fact that they are more internationally inclusive and that they are … Continue reading Psychology department renamed to reflect scientific nature

Gustavus welcomes royalty, engages in global dialogue

On Friday, October 5, Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustav and Queen Silva visited Gustavus to celebrate the end of the College’s Sesquicentennial. Their Majesties arrived on campus and walked from Three Flags to Christ Chapel as over 1000 children and guests lined the sidewalk to watch the processional. Following the processional, a worship service was held in Christ Chapel that included remarks from His Majesty.  … Continue reading Gustavus welcomes royalty, engages in global dialogue

Gustie of the Week: James Trevathan

When Junior Physics and Computer Science Major James Trevathan has a moment away from sitting through science lectures, working in labs and conducting research, it might not be a surprise that he cherishes the outdoors. James is a member of Gustavus Outdoor Enthusiasts (GOE) and enjoys the adventure and exhilaration of outdoor activities like rock climbing. Not only is James involved in GOE, but he … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: James Trevathan

I didn’t know bears could swear so much

If you were wondering what a film would be like if directed/produced/written by “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane, it would turn quickly into Ted. Starring Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane himself and co-starring Mila Kunis, this movie finesses its way into your funny bone and pricks around until you laugh. The film tells of one John Bennett (Wahlberg), at first as a child, who has … Continue reading I didn’t know bears could swear so much

Let the games begin…

…the hunt for five medallions will end with winners In preparation for Homecoming, the Gustavus Campus Activities Board has been busy putting together events, including the annual hunt for the medallion. During Homecoming week, each day the medallion is placed in a hidden area somewhere on the Gustavus campus. A clue is given out daily as to where the medallion may be hidden next. These … Continue reading Let the games begin…

Homecoming concert—“enjoy the moment”

Dave Barnes will perform for this year’s Homecoming concert put on by Campus Activities Board As part of this year’s Homecoming celebration, singer/songwriter Dave Barnes will be performing at Gustavus on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8:00 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Many people may be unfamiliar with Barnes. Indeed this was the case when talking with Senior Nicole Zibolski. “I don’t know who that is,” Zibolski … Continue reading Homecoming concert—“enjoy the moment”