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Rising from ruin: Twenty years after touchdown

Next week marks the 20-year anniversary of the devastating F3 tornado which hit St. Peter in 1998. The tornado arrived at 5 p.m. on March 29, and resulted in over $50 million in damage to the Gustavus campus, with even […]

Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement planning to host “Tomorrow Made Possible Day”

One of the goals of a liberal arts education is to provide access to countless opportunities and resources to receive a valuable education. As the price of higher education keeps skyrocketing each year, many families run into issue paying the […]

CAB plans to have comedian, Andrew Sleighter, in Courtyard Cafe

The Campus Activities Board is known for bringing entertaining performers, hypnotists, and comedians to campus. It is planning to bring comedian, Andrew Sleighter, when students get back from Spring Break. Sleighter has appeared on the prank show, Money From Strangers, […]

Chinese Department at risk of being abolished: Students and faculty respond in a multitude of ways, including social media, in response to Chinese program possibly being cut

A core component of a Gustavus education is for students to be exposed to a wide variety of classes that cover many disciplines across the world. Students have the chance to pick from a multitude of courses that fuel their […]

New Student Senate Co-Presidents announced: Kylie Lamberty and Ehsan Ali Asghar elected as new Co-Presidents

In an uncontested Student Senate Co-Presidential election, Juniors Ehsan Asghar and Kylie Lamberty won with 89 percent of the votes. 20 percent of the student body voted in the election. Asghar is currently serving as this years 2019 Class Representative. […]

Professor Helen King lectures on classical myths

On Monday, March 12th Confer Hall, Dr. Helen King gave a lecture to Gustavus faculty and students about how classical myths are being altered and changed even today, especially with the aid of the internet and the way that we […]

St. Olaf Comedy Troupe performs for Gustavus classics students

Gustavus was recently invaded by a troupe of St. Olaf students. Not just any troupe, but a comedy troupe. And one comprised of 15 Classics student at that. Led by Anne Groton, a Classics professor at St. Olaf, the St. […]

Firethorne staff hosts Creative Works Night: Students were encouraged to work on literary and visual art in Courtyard Cafe to submit to Firethorne Literary Magazine

Last Thursday evening, the Courtyard Cafe consisted of student artists, writers, and poets hard at work, all preparing to submit pieces of art and writing to the celebrated Firethorne, Gustavus’ annual literary magazine. Planned and hosted by this year’s Firethorne […]

CICE plans to host 2019 J-term Study away fair: Students will have the chance to learn about twelve new programs

Are you dreaming of spending next January somewhere other than the sunny beaches of Saint Peter, Minnesota? You may be in luck. On Monday, March 12 from 3-5:30, the Center for International and Cultural Education is hosting a J-Term Study […]

Building Bridges hosts annual GAC’s Got Talent

On Friday, March 2, Building Bridges put on the annual talent show titled “GAC’s Got Talent.” Building Bridges hosts this event in order to promote their annual conference. This year, that conference was on Saturday, March 3 and surrounded the […]