The Gustavian Weekly

Day: September 7, 2018 | The Gustavian Weekly

Mixing it up with new Gustavus faculty: Hires, promotions, and more!

Anthony Bettendorf, the new Director of Residental Life.

Two offices that are the most connected to student life at Gustavus, Residential Life and Dean of Students, underwent some exciting personnel changes prior to the new academic year.  Steve Bennett has been at Gustavus for 21 years, and this […]

Campus Safety Report (9/07/18)

Monday, August 27th ● *Campus Safety discovered damage to Gustavus property at Sohre Hall. Tuesday, August 28th ● *Campus Safety responded to a medical assist at Confer Hall. Wednesday, August 29th ● *Campus Safety responded to a theft report in […]

Gustavus aims to upgrade its campus: An update on the Nobel construction and renovations in residence halls

The 2018-2019 academic year is in full swing, and notable architectural changes have been happening throughout the Gustavus campus.  This includes the updated common area of the first-year residence hall, Norelius, more often referred to as Co-Ed.  Students are known […]

Gustie of the Week – Rafay Arshad

Rafay’s four years on campus have been filled with friendship and fun.

Senior Rafay Arshad came to Gustavus from Pakistan three years ago, aspiring to endeavor in the unknown and his understanding of different cultures and people. Since coming to Gustavus, Mr. Arshad has developed multiple meaningful relationships and participated in several […]

The evolution of the First-year experience

A first year student moves into her room in Norelius hall.

Picture this: it is a brisk fall day in September of 1970. You are a First-year student arriving for your first day at Gustavus. You unload your car and make your entrance into the newly built Norelius Hall entryway, where […]

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AC is too cool for school

A fan.

As the summer came to a bittersweet end, an array of minivans, trucks, and stuffed-to-the-brim Ford Focuses ascended to our campus. Students could be spotted moving anything from futons to suitcases packed with clothes into their brand new dorm room.  […]

Square dance tradition matters

The annual Orientation square dance.

With orientation coming to an end, on every First-year’s mind is the countless icebreakers and activities to get the class of 2022 ready for life here at Gustavus. While some will look back fondly on the four days of orientation […]

Football defeats Martin Luther 32-20: Gusties look forward to home opener Sept. 8

Junior Brayton Finch breaks a tackle during a game against Martin Luther. The Gusties won their first game with a score of 32-20. Finch completed a touchdown and had four receptions in the game.

The Gustavus Men’s football team currently holds a 1-0 record after starting their season with a victorious 32-20 win over the Martin Luther Knights last Saturday when they traveled to New Ulm.  Despite trailing by two at the end of […]

Men’s Soccer opens with commanding wins: New head coach hopes to carry on the team’s legacy

Junior Luke Laurich dribbles the ball past a Martin Luther midfielder.

The Gustavus Men’s Soccer Team opened its 2018 season last Friday on a positive note with a 4-1 win over Presentation College.  The game marked the first victory for Gustavus under the guidance of Head Coach Tudor Flintham, who assumed […]