The Gustavian Weekly


The Theatre and Dance Department presents Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

This weekend, the Gustavus Department of Theatre and Dance, will be presenting Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Tickets for the show went on sale Tuesday, February 7 at 8:30 a.m., and were sold out within 45 minutes. […]

Organist James Hicks offers a Scandinavian Twist

This Saturday, February 18 from 7:30-9 p.m., students and faculty will have the opportunity to listen to the guest recital of professional organist James Hicks. Hicks is a well-known and respected performer and holds degrees in music from John Hopkins […]

Marvel Movies are getting Stranger

From the director that brought us Sinister, Scott Derrickson adds to the Marvel movie mania with Doctor Strange. Rated 90% on Rotten Tomatoes, Walt Disney Pictures doesn’t disappoint Marvel fanatics. As the site puts it, “Doctor Strange artfully balances its […]

Gustie of the Week – Emma Myhre

Emma Myhre is a sophomore at Gustavus. She’s the smiling face you see in the Courtyard Café and the person who talks to everyone she sees. For Emma, every new face is a new friend she has yet to meet. […]

Tales from Abroad – Amanda Downs

I have just returned from an absolutely wonderful J-Term abroad experience (and I have the jet lag and luggage stress to prove it, thanks Delta)! All these temperaments aside, I can truly say that if you ever have the chance […]

G Choir and GWO prepares for home concerts

Craig film offers comedic coming-of-age

As the great philosopher René Descartes once said: “I think, therefore I must be right.” Directed by Kelly Fremon Craig, The Edge of Seventeen is the story of a self-righteous teenage girl named Nadine, played by Hailee Steinfeld. Nadine must […]

Weekend offers array of theatrical performances

Here at Gustavus, fall semester is drawing to a close. Tensions are running high, just as morale threatens to dip low as final projects and exams loom on the approaching horizon. This makes it the perfect time of year to […]

Gustavus Musicians end 2016 on a high note

The past month has been extremely busy for the hundreds of Gustavus musicians preparing for Christmas in Christ Chapel. For all of the music lovers out there, don’t worry, there’s good news. Even though CinCC has come to a close, […]

The Not-So Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven, directed by Antoine Fuqua, is a retelling of the American classic of the same title and it’s Japanese original, Seven Samurai. The plot follows Denzel Washington’s character, Chisolm, as he defends a small village from invaders. It’s […]