Students look forward to upcoming concerts

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This Friday, Nov. 18, the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra and the Campus Band will be performing their fall concert, directed by Karin Moreaux and Brady Krusemark, respectively. The concert will take place in Björling Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m., and everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Miguel Sousa is the Director of Fine Arts Programs in Marketing and Communication, he … Continue reading Students look forward to upcoming concerts

Gustie of the Week: Andrea Cruz Bracamontes

Kaitlyn Doolittle – Staff Writer This Gustavus student showcases the values of persistence in a time where the world is at odds with each other. Andrea Cruz Bracamontes is a Junior Political Science and Spanish double major with a LALACS minor from Saint Paul, Minnesota.  Coming from the big city to the quaint campus on the hill, the transition was difficult for Bracamontes and the … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Andrea Cruz Bracamontes

Studio art major’s first ever Night Market

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer This Wednesday, the Studio Art majors hosted a Night Market in Schaefer and Grandlund as well as their studio spaces. Senior and junior art majors displayed their finished and in-progress work as well as pieces to sell and information for commissions.  “The Night Market is [a] collaboration between mainly senior art majors but also the junior art majors and anybody … Continue reading Studio art major’s first ever Night Market

Fall concert preview

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Those on campus this weekend will have the opportunity to attend concerts, concerts, and more concerts.  Instrumental ensembles on campus will be showcasing their fall concerts this weekend, including: Gustavus Symphony Orchestra (GSO), Gustavus Wind Orchestra (GWO), Gustavus Wind Symphony (GWS), Gustavus Chamber Winds (GCW), Gustavus Jazz Ensemble (GJazz), Adolphus Jazz Ensemble (AJazz), as well as Vocal Jazz Ensemble and … Continue reading Fall concert preview

Gusties of the Week: Thomas Sullivan

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This week’s Gustie of the Week, Thomas Sullivan, is highly involved in the Gustavus community and widely respected by his fellow Gusties. Sullivan is a member of the Gustavus Choir, G Sharp A Cappella, Legacy A Capella, LineUs Improv Comedy Troupe, Theatre Gallery, and the Gustavus Student Nurses Association. He is a Senior Nursing major and Theater minor. Senior Zoë … Continue reading Gusties of the Week: Thomas Sullivan

Dakota digital artist: Marlena Myles

Kaitlyn Doolittle – Staff Writer Gustavus Adolphus College welcomes artist in residence, Marlena Myles. Myles’ artwork will be displayed in the Schaefer Art Gallery from Nov. 28 through Dec. 14. Myles will have an Artist Talk at 5:00 p.m on Dec. 5.  Myles is a Native American (Spirit Lake Dakota, Mohegan, Muscogee) artist from St. Paul Minnesota. Myles’ artwork consists of digital art, murals, augmented … Continue reading Dakota digital artist: Marlena Myles

Excitement grows as Christmas in Christ Chapel rehearsals begin

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This past Sunday, Oct. 30, marked the beginning of mass rehearsals for Christmas in Christ Chapel, often referred to as C in CC. These mass rehearsals consist of the three choirs on campus: the Gustavus Choir, the Lucia Singers, and The Choir of Christ Chapel. These three ensembles came together in Bjorling Recital Hall to begin preparations for this signature … Continue reading Excitement grows as Christmas in Christ Chapel rehearsals begin

Gustie of the Week: Bela Larsen

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Senior Isabela “Bela” Larsen came to Gustavus for the community and stayed for it, too. “I knew a couple of people already going into my freshman year here on campus. That made me feel more secure, knowing that I had someone to rely on or ask questions or just to guide me,” Larsen said.  Looking back, one of the most … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Bela Larsen

Gustavus fall theatre production Tragedy: A Tragedy by Will Eno

Kaitlyn Doolittle – Staff Writer The Gustavus Theatre and Dance Department is gearing up for their first theatrical production of the 2022-2023 academic year. TRAGEDY: A Tragedy by Obie awarding-winning Will Eno will be directed by associate Theatre and Dance professor, Henry MacCarthy.   The premiere night took place in the Rob and Judy Gardner Laboratory Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 3, and more performances will follow … Continue reading Gustavus fall theatre production Tragedy: A Tragedy by Will Eno

Good art, Bad art

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer This week the Salon des Refusés exhibition debuted in the Schaefer Art Gallery. The exhibition was put together by Professor Betsy Byers’ first term seminar, “Good Art, Bad, Art.”  In this course, students are encouraged to make bad art while considering the societal and historical situations that motivate art to be created. Byers has been teaching this FTS since she … Continue reading Good art, Bad art