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Theater and Dance dept. shed More Light on stage

Both the male and female casts promise a unique, breathtaking experience in every performance.

The Gustavus Theater and Dance department present More Light, a play by Bryony Lavery. This abstract play is directed by Henry MacCarthy, with set design by Lydia Francis and Micha J Maatman, costume and make-up design by Larissa McConnell, light […]

Josh Vietti, the hip-hop violinist, comes to Gustavus

The Grammy-nominated violinist Josh Vietti guarantees a unique performance for Gustavus students.

When you think of pop ballads, Taylor Swift might come to mind. When you think of Hip-Hop, you might be in the mood for some 50 Cent. When you think about the violin, you probably picture Bach or Mozart. When […]

Snowden remains controversial on the big screen

Snowden received mixed reviews for the directing of Oliver Stone, but actor Joseph-Gordon Levitt was praised.

Before 2013, most of us had probably never heard the name Edward Snowden. Now when we hear it, we recognize it immediately. Edward Snowden is a former Central Intelligence Agency employee who made national headlines in 2013 for leaking classified […]

Gustie of the Week – Chase Adelsman

Chase Adelsman is an entertainer, balloon artist, and a worthwhile friend.

Chase is one of the most humorous, talented, and loving people you could have the pleasure of meeting on this campus. He can command and dominate any dinner table banter while still letting those around him know that they are […]

Tales from Abroad – Solveig Svendsen

Copenhagen’s offered some entertaining cultural and historical sites for Solveig to see.

Hey Gusties! I am currently spending my semester abroad in the beautiful city of Copenhagen, Denmark. As someone who has lived and gone to school in the same state her entire life, I was slightly worried about being over 4,000 […]

Jason should not have been Bourne again

The long-awaited fourth installment in the Jason Bourne series falls flat due to the misuse of the movie’s “realism.”

Convenient.Paul Greengrass’s Jason Bourne is extremely convenient. From cartoon-like falls from tops of buildings, to CIA incompetence, Jason Bourne is not the film you are looking for. This is a film that takes everything that the original trilogy was known […]

Gustie of the Week – Melissa Saholt

The Gustavus Handbell Choir is one of the many groups Melissa’s a part of.

Melissa Saholt is a junior Communication Studies and English double major, from Lakeville, Minnesota. Melissa is a familiar face to many at Gustavus. You may have spotted her giving tours around campus, playing handbells in Chapel, or seen her bright […]

Suicide Squad feels like a bad joke to the fans

David Ayer’s Suicide Squad fails to live up to the original comic it’s based on.

From the director of Fury and End of Watch, David Ayer presents Suicide Squad to DC audiences on a silver platter. It was given a rating of 26% on Rotten Tomatoes, even with Oscar winner Jared Leto, and Oscar nominees […]

HACO honors the Hmong New Year

Kao Kalia Yang, who has inspired many through her teachings, writings, and speeches will be included as a guest speaker for this year’s Hmong New Year Celebration.

This Saturday, November 5, the Hmong American Cultural Outreach Club (HACO), will be putting on their biggest event of the year, the Hmong New Year Celebration. he doors open at 4:30 p.m. with the main event running from 5 to […]

Ruth Lin and GSO celebrate the fall season

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra significantly improved their musical skills preparing for the fall concert.

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra will be performing their fall concert this Friday, November 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall. The director of the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Ruth Lin, has seen first hand the growth of her musicians […]