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Get Your Gustie On At Homecoming | The Gustavian Weekly

By Erika Clifton Features Editor | September 28, 2014 | Features

The week of homecoming at Gustavus is jam-packed with traditional events that allow students to come together as a college and show their school spirit. In honor of the new president, the inauguration of President Rebecca Bergman will also take place during homecoming this year. Campus will be occupied with current students, prospective students, families, administrators, and alumni, all coming together to welcome President Bergman, and celebrate some Gustavus Spirit. Be sure to check out all the events this week and celebrate what it means to be a Gustie!

Monday,  Sept. 29

Medallion Hunt

10 AM

Clues will be posted each day at the CAO Desk.  Find the medallion and win a gift card.


10AM- 1PM

Look for the golf cart cruising around campus and hop on to win gift cards.

Window Painting



Sign up your student organization at the CAO Desk to decorate a window in the Caf. Judges will pick the winners for  a cash prize.

Tuesday, Sept. 30

Medallion Hunt

Cash Cab logoCASH CAB:

10AM- 1PM

Look for the golf cart cruising around campus and hop on to win gift cards.

Wednesday, Oct. 1

Medallion Hunt


10AM- 1PM

Look for the golf cart cruising around campus and hop on to win gift cards.

Thursday, Oct. 2

Medallion Hunt

The Inaugural Concert


Björling Recital Hall

Join the Music Department for a free concert to celebrate the inauguration.

Friday, Oct. 3

Medallion Hunt

Inaguration of President  Rebecca Bergman

2:30PM, Christ Chapel

Watch and celebrate as President Bergman officially becomes the 17th President of Gustavus.

Fighting PizzaFree Pizza


Grab some Dominos & Godfathers pizza and rootbeer and find a spot to enjoy the rest of the events inside the homecoming tent outside Lund Center.

Ryan (7 of 68)Comedian


Share some jokes with Ryan Conner as he laughs up the homecoming tent.

Jessie Erickson picJessie Erickson


Gustie Jessie Ericksen will be showcasing her talents with Alum Paul Young  inside the homecoming tent.



Local country cover band will be taking the stage in the homecoming tent.

Insomnia Cookies at Old Main


Bring your sweet tooth for milk and 2,000 Insomnia Cookies.

Saturday, Oct. 4

All Gustie Lunch


Bring your student ID for some free food in the homecoming tent beside Hollingsworth field.

Football Game


Watch the Gusties take on Carleton College on Hollingsworth Field.

Women’s Soccer


The women’s team will be hosting St. Olaf on the Gustie Soccer Field.

Paint the Hill graphicPaint the Hill


Grab your white clothes and head to the homecoming tent for a paint dance party.

-Erika Clifton