The Gustavian Weekly


Gustavus Wind Orchestra celebrates 140 years

This year marks 140 years since founding of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra. The Gustavus Wind Orchestra, known affectionately as GWO, has garnered a 140-years-long legacy of excellence, offering the gift of music to the Gustavus campus and beyond since 1878. […]

Ring in the Spring with the Handbell Ensembles

The Gustavus Handbell Ensemble will be ringing in the summer spirit this Sunday, May 13 in Christ Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Known across campus for their delightful editions to Christmas in Christ Chapel and various chapel services, their annual spring […]

Spring Dance Concert: Falling Towards Beginning

From May 11-13 the Gustavus Dance Company will be putting on their annual Spring Dance Concert, this year called, Falling Towards Beginning. It will be a predominantly faculty produced show and will be showing at 8 p.m. on the 11 […]

Gustie of the Week – Patrick Whaling

From the tennis court to excelling in his classes, Patrick Whaling is a great example of a Golden Gustie. Patrick is currently a Junior business management major and coaching minor on campus and is an active member of the Gustavus […]

Tales from Abroad – Amanda Theisen

I watched as the wings of the airplane rose higher and higher above solid ground, until the view finally became saturated with a collective group of droplets condensed into a heavy grey matter.  The foggy atmosphere was synonymous with the beginning […]

‘Howard Quednau: Dioramas’ exhibit on display

Howard Quednau’s diorama exhibit will be on display in the Schaefer Art Gallery, showing until May 19.  His exhibit, titled “Howard Quednau: Dioramas”, incorporates pieces that Quednau has been working on for the past eight years. Quednau is former colleague […]

Gustie of the Week – Elise Stepka

As a tour guide for the admissions office, Elise Stepka is an expert in all things Gustavus.  When prospective students ask about her favorite aspects of college life, Elise is proud to always have an answer ready due to her […]

Tales from Abroad – Gabriela Passmore

Studying abroad has been the most difficult and rewarding experience of my life. I felt like I had to go abroad to get out of my comfort zone. I chose University College Dublin in Ireland as my study abroad location […]

Spring music recitals hit the right notes

The department of Music is presenting student recitals almost every weekend this spring with performers ranging from sophomores to seniors, instruments varying from vocal to instrumental, and diverse student backgrounds with majors from economics to biology. Mara Klein, Director of […]

On Pitch Perfect, and the right amount of Punch

Prepare to meet the Bellas like you never have before. In the next installment of the Pitch Perfect movies the girls are now college graduates, struggling to discover their fit in the adult world. While previously defined by their standing […]