The Gustavian Weekly


Gustavus Dance Company presents “Next Best Steps”

Next Best Steps features multiple dances that were showcased at the ACDA North Central Conference.

The Gustavus Theater and Dance Department present their last production of the season Next Best Steps: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert on May 13 and 14 at 8p.m. and May 15 at 2p.m. Senior Dance with Honors major Laura […]

Marvel kicks off summer with Captain America: Civil War

Though Civil War includes many Avengers, old and new, it serves as a good sequel to Winter Soldier.

The summer of 2016 and the third phase of the highly successful Marvel Cinematic Universe kick-offed with this highly anticipated super hero brawl. While the studio’s taken concepts that have been far more risky, that doesn’t mean the build up […]

Hilstrom showcases artwork of Gustie Seniors

Epoch, the Senior Studio Art Majors exhibition, contains five to eight works from each artist.

Epoch, the 2016 Senior Art Majors Exhibition had its grand opening this past Saturday at the Hilstrom Museum of Art. Gustavus Seniors Haley Bell, Mia Cannon, Leah Creger, Anna Franke, Rachel Gunderson, Helena Johnson, Emily Leslie, Andrew Paul, Lauren Schiltz, […]

Gustie of the Week – Sun Hee Lee

Sun Hee was recently awarded tenure at Gustavus.

If you ask her students what they appreciate most about Professor Sun Hee Lee of the English department, it’s that she truly cares about each of her students individual success. Students spoke of her approachability, calm and down-to-earth demeanor, and […]

El Tintero launches fourth annual Spanish literary journal

The editorial team inlcudes Emma Jasnoch, Nate Long, Dang Le, James Ramsburg, Andrew Malo, Sara Blinn, and Gisel Murillo (not pictured), as well as advisor Angelique Dwyer.

¡Ven a la fiesta! The editorial board of El Tintero invites all members of the Gustavus community to their launch party taking place Tuesday, May 10 at 6 p.m. on the first floor of Confer and Vickner Halls. This is […]

Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria visits Gustavus

Lea DeLaria will be speaking on issues of political correctness in the queer community.

On May 10, Gustavus is hosting Lea DeLaria of Orange is the New Black to speak on issues of political correctness in the queer community. The effort to bring her talk titled “Lea DeLaria:  A Man for All Seasons”was spearheaded […]

Out of Scandanavia: Sofia Jannok

On Monday, May 2 Sofia Jannok, the Out of Scandanavia artist-in-residence, as part of her week-long visit to Gustavus, performed some of her music and talked about the meaning behind her songs as a part of the Music Department’s Colloquium Series.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens a new trilogy

Disney’s first installment in the beloved Star Wars franchise doesn’t disappoint.

It’s been a while since there was excitement for a Star Wars movie. The original space opera trilogy is still celebrated as a hallmark in filmmaking that would inspire future generations of filmmakers, authors, and fans for decades to come, […]

Gustie of the Week – Emma Jasnoch

Emma’s friends describe her as brilliant, funny, and passionate.

What do you call someone who is extremely hard working, intelligent, and hilarious? Emma Jasnoch. Emma is a senior with double majors in Spanish and Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies (LALACS) who, is consistently described as intelligent by her […]

Buresboahtin Sofia Jannok: Gustavus welcomes Grammy-nominated Scandanavian artist-in-residence

On top of being a musician, Sofia is also an indigenous activist calling attention to the effects of climate change.

Next week Gustavus welcomes Sofia Jannok, a twice-Grammy-nominated artist, to campus as this year’s artist-in-residence. Since its debut in 1989 the OUT OF SCANDINAVIA artist-in-residence program has hosted a prominent Scandinavian artist or writer almost every year for a week. […]