The Gustavian Weekly


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 […]

Gustie of the Week – Cody Horman

Tech-savvy and friendly face around campus, Cody Horman is a junior computer science major who has, and continues to, contribute to the Gustavus campus and community in enormous ways. Cody is a percussionist in the Gustavus Wind Symphony and loves […]

Tales from Disney World – Hannah Deyo

Where do I even begin?  How does someone describe the best time of their life, and that the time has only lasted two months with four still left to enjoy?  These and many other questions constantly go through my mind […]

Gustavus presents ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

When most people hear The Marriage of Figaro, they think of the lengthy opera by Mozart. But the Gustavus production of The Marriage of Figaro by Pierre Beaumarchais is nothing like the opera.  Beaumarchais’ comedy, which actually inspired Mozart’s infamous […]

Gustie of the Week – MJ Johnson

There is a high probability you have seen Megan “MJ” Johnson during your time at Gustavus as she is involved almost everywhere on campus .  MJ is a senior double major in English and history and a double minor in […]