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Preview: The Shogren-Meyer Collection

Shogren’s fascination with working life in the 1930’s is a common focal point of his work.

Beginning Monday, September 9, The Hillstrom Museum of Art will present Industry, Work, Society, and Travails in the Depression Era: American Paintings and Photographs from the Shogren-Meyer Collection. The exhibition features paintings and photographs by around sixty different artists, mostly […]

Gustie of the Week: Taylor Kmiech

Taylor was inspired by her first Collegiate Fellow, Taylor Claeys

As Gustavus enters the beginning of the upcoming school year, there are plenty of students that have settled back into life on the hill. One of these individuals is Taylor Kmiech, a senior English major and dance minor who comes […]

Gustie of the Week: Dean Willaert

Shogren’s fascination with working life in the 1930’s is a common focal point of his work.

The first Gustie of the Week for this academic year is Dean Willaert, who has worked at Gustavus for almost nineteen years. Willaert goes by many titles including Lead Groundsperson, Project Coordinator and Heavy Equipment Operator. Willaert loves to work […]

Acing the audition: advice for incoming artists

Senior Garrett Schwartz vividly remembers the afternoon he auditioned for a spot in the Gustavus choral ensembles as a first-year student.  “I still can remember standing in line with other singers for auditions and feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and unsure of […]

Preview: Dr. Gregory Aune’s “Song Go Ever On”

This weekend will be a bittersweet one for choir students, especially the individuals who have been invested in the Music Department ever since their first few years at Gustavus. On March 18th, Dr. Gregory Aune, Professor of Music and Conductor […]

Danish Author Dorthe Nors visits Gustavus

Danish author Dorthe Nors visited campus from Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 10, Gustavus Adolphus College welcomed its twenty-first Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence— Established in 1989, the Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence Program—the signatureoutreach program organized by the Department of […]

Gustie of the Week: Bill Naas

Senior Social Studies teaching major William “Bill” Naas has committed himself loyally to his fraternity, Kappa Sigma Chi. Naas is not only the president of the Kappas, but he has also gotten involved in other organizations on campus in his […]

Gustie of the Week: Abby Trouth

Science has always been Junior Biochemistry Major Abby Trouth’s first love. As both her mother and father teach chemistry and biology respectively, Trouth was always fascinated when her parents would bring home their latest papers to grade or their most […]

Spotlight on: Senior Studio Art Major Exhibition

The Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition launches in the last month of every academic year, showcasing the work by senior studio art majors at Gustavus Adolphus College. A part of the studio art curriculum, this annual juried exhibition serves as […]

Tales from Abroad: Gustavian Weekly Edition

This semester, several staff members of the Gustavian Weekly are studyingabroad. We reached out to them this week to learn about why they chose to go abroad and what their experience has been like. Opinion Editor Patrick Meadows is currently […]