Unprecedented Events: 1998 Tornado, 2020 Coronavirus

On March 29, 1998, Saint Peter was devastated by a F-3 tornado that destroyed homes, tore through the campus of Gustavus, and took one life. Almost twenty-two years later, Gustavus (and the entire world) has been forced to confront the novel coronavirus and the uneasy reality and uncertainty of the future. The tornado in 1998 had a major impact on the College, and of course, … Continue reading Unprecedented Events: 1998 Tornado, 2020 Coronavirus

Women’s History Month: Notable Gustie Alumnae

Happy March, Gusties! In the United States, March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrate the often-overlooked contributions of women in history and highlight their vital role in American society. Another important date, International Women’s Day, was observed recently on March 8. This day is recognized globally and acknowledges the social, political, economic, and cultural achievements of women. Both International Women’s Day and … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Notable Gustie Alumnae

Building Bridges Over the Years

Building Bridges is a student-led organization that aims to educate the Gustavus and the larger Saint Peter community on topics relating to social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion. This conference encourages the community to open themselves up to the many injustices that plague our world and fight to make a change; it challenges the individual to show the world the power a single person—or working … Continue reading Building Bridges Over the Years

Gustavus students embark on Icelandic adventure

One of the courses offered to students this past January term was “GEG-152/SCA-152: Glaciers, Volcanos, Sagas and Songs: Interweaving Culture and Landscape in Iceland”, where students traveled to Iceland and learned about both the physical and humanities aspects of the country throughout the month. Learning about both of these features of the country allowed for students to really immerse themselves in where they were travelling … Continue reading Gustavus students embark on Icelandic adventure

Money-Saving Tips for the College Student

Many of us are familiar with the trope of the broke college student: the fear of checking your bank account, eating ramen for weeks on end and wondering how you’re going to survive until your next source of income shows up. If you find yourself falling into this category, here are some tips and opportunities to save some money. The Peer Assistants have two different … Continue reading Money-Saving Tips for the College Student