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Build your mental health toolbox: October is World Mental Health Awareness Month

October brings changing leaves, pumpkin spice everything and the opportunity to focus on mental health. During October, World Mental Health Awareness Month and Mental Health Awareness week (Oct. 4 – 10), everyone is challenged to prioritize and learn more about […]

Gustie of the Week: Katie Rhoten

Senior Katharine “Katie” Rhoten is a double major in both Dance and Psychology. She is the co-president of the Gustavus Dance Company, the Gustie Greeter programs chair and the education director for the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority. Rhoten is from […]

CAB and Crossroads produce Taste of Gustavus cookbook

While it is essential to the subsistence of our well-being, food is a way in which we are able to learn more in-depth about another’s community, culture and expressions of identity. Through food, we can further acknowledge the diverse individuals […]

What’s happening in the Arb?

The Linnaeus Arboretum, commonly known as “the Arb,” at Gustavus is a special spot for students, faculty and the surrounding St. Peter community. It is a space used by many to relax by hammocking, lounging in the grass, walking the […]

Gustie of the Week: Ace Schwartz

Despite his many achievements, getting recognized for the Gustie of the Week profile was the most surprising for this weeks’ feature, Junior Ace Schwartz. “Getting picked for this when I don’t consider my involvement to be the most visible…apparently I’m […]

Music ensembles at Gustavus adapt to in-person

Music programs at Gustavus have undergone many changes to meet COVID-19 requirements, including adjusting to online and now in-person classes. During the start of the semester when the majority of students were online, members of the orchestra worked on composing […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art unveils cancer-inspired works

One of the works of art featured in the Hillstrom Museum.

With this year’s Nobel Conference just around the corner, cancer is something in the minds of many on campus. Currently, the Hillstrom Museum of Art is exhibiting two art collections that coincide with the Nobel theme. The collections, Artists Who […]

Gustie of the Week: Melanie Kistnasamy

Junior Melanie Kistnasamy hopes her studies here at Gustavus will help her improve her home country of Mauritius.

You may recognize Junior Dhareni “Melanie” Kistnasamy from the 2019 Saint Lucia court at Gustavus. She is majoring in environmental studies with an intended minor in geographic information systems. Kistnasamy is from Mauritius, an island located 500 miles east of […]

Tune into the Departments of Theatre and Dance

This year, the seating in the Anderson Theatre was updated.

The Theatre and Dance Department continues to play a pivotal role in the creative lives and self-expressions of Gusties. Its core mission emphasizes the “value of performance as a vital means of working for social justice and personal transformation.” As […]

Masked Melodies: Making music amongst COVID-19

COVID-19 has disrupted almost every sphere of life at Gustavus. Some have been easier to adapt to than others. Lectures, for example, have been able to go virtual with relative ease thanks to programs like Google Meet and Zoom, but […]