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The Do’s and Don’ts of a Gustie Halloween

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When the ghosts and goblins come out on Halloween, it’s time to put on your costume and prepare for a night of sweets and screams. On a normal weekend on campus, there always seems to be something to do or […]

Gustavus Alum wins Mankato Marathon

Tri-sport athlete Laura Edlund ‘08 won the fifth annual Mankato Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 19. Edlund broke through the ribbon at the finish line with a time of 3:09:37. During her time at Gustavus, Edlund competed in Cross Country, Nordic Skiing, and Track & Field. This was Edlund’s second marathon.

What should you do this Fall: Fall-themed activities within an hour drive of campus.

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  Sweater weather is upon us. It’s the time of year for haunted houses, apple picking, watching leaves turn colors, dropping to the ground, and jumping into giant leaf piles (5). There are also plenty of attractions around Southern Minnesota to […]

Gustavus Alumni: Where are they now?


Students and alumni often say that Gustavus will always have a special place in their heart. Usually, it’s four years that people remember for the rest of their lives because of the friends they’ve met, professors that have taught life […]

The Nobel Conference: 50 Years of History and Counting

The Nobel Conference will recognize its 50th anniversary as audience favorites have been invited to return.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Nobel Conference started in 1965 as a way to create a series of symposiums that promoted the College’s Swedish roots. In 1963, Alfred Nobel Memorial Hall of Science was dedicated in honor of the Swedish […]

Get Your Gustie On At Homecoming


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 […]

Gustavus Greeks


Though it has had some ups and downs throughout the years, the Greek system at Gustavus has made an impact on the campus and those involved with it. In the early 1900s, fraternities were known as debate societies and sororities […]

Feature Photo: Football opens season with a 44-17 win over Crown College

Junior wide reciever Matt Boyce caught nine passes for three touchdowns and 146 yards in Saturday’s game. The Gusties beat Crown College 44-17 to kick off their 2014 season.

Presidential History

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He was the founder of the soon-to-be-named Gustavus Adolphus College in Red Wing, Minn. Norelius Residence Hall is currently named after the founding president.       Johnson served as the college president for 29 years, the longest in Gustavus’ […]

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