The Gustavian Weekly

Month: December 2019 - The Gustavian Weekly

Behind the scenes of Christmas in Christ Chapel: The unseen production behind Christmas in Christ Chapel

The planning for Gustavus’ annual holiday production, Christmas in Christ Chapel, begins almost a year before the first performance. The event, produced by the Office of Marketing and Communication at Gustavus, in combination with the fine arts and the help […]

Campus Safety Report (12/6/19)

Monday, November 18th No incidents reported Tuesday, November 19th No incidents reported Wednesday, November 20th Campus Safety discovered students on the roof of Southwest Hall. Students referred to the campus conduct system. Campus Safety performed a medical transport to Rivers […]

Psychology Department showcases work: Psychological Studies department hosts annual research symposium

On Thursday, Dec. 5, the Psychological Studies department hosted the Fall 2019 Psychological Science Research Symposium where students in the department were able to present research projects and studies that they have completed and conducted. “The purpose of the research […]

J-Term courses maximize winter enjoyment: Gustavus provides students with opportunities on and off campus

January 2020 is bringing Gustavus students exciting opportunities to either study abroad all over the world or create memories right here on campus. While on campus, forget about the zero below temperatures, and enjoy events hosted on campus from a […]

C in CC: a celebration of unity through dance

Over the years, Christmas in Christ Chapel has increasingly featured dances in its services. These dances help audience members to visualize the theme expressed and the messages shared during the Christmas in Christ Chapel experience. Theater and dance professor Michele […]

Cultivating the C in CC experience

When it comes to choosing the theme for Christmas in Christ Chapel, the Chaplain’s Office is responsible for planning this beautiful, heart-warming event. A committee of about 11 members is led by the Artistic Director who brainstorms an idea and […]

Preview: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

The Gustavus campus is preparing to host this year’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture speaker Donzaleigh Abernathy. The lecture will take place from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, January 20 of 2020 in Christ Chapel. […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel: Through the Years

Calling out a Christmas song

Christmas in Christ Chapel is the biggest Christmas music event at Gustavus.

This fall John Legend released a new and revised version of “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” originally written by Frank Loesser. Though this song originated as a playful song between Frank Loesser and his wife, under a modern light, the back […]

Give us a break over Thanksgiving

It’s the week after Thanksgiving and all throughout campus, Gusties are talking about what they did, the food they ate, the people they saw and all the homework they had to do (or forgot to do). It’s certainly nice to […]