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Dracula Untold not sharp enough to bite

Count Dracula is one of the more fascinating literary characters that scholars get a kick out of analyzing, which cannot be said for all villainous characters. Because of this, Bram Stoker´s character popularized the concept of the vampire long before […]

Gustavus Wind Orchestra continues traditional tour

Grammy nominated Patrick Miller conducted this year’s GWO tour of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Spring semester and January Interim are busy times for members of the Gustavus music community. The Gustavus Wind Orchestra (GWO), the nation’s oldest collegiate music ensemble west of the Mississippi River, began their 10 day Winter Concert Tour at high […]

Tales from Abroad (2/13/15)

Between classes and getting to know her host family, Wicklund hiked to the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town.

Tales from Abroad is an ongoing section in which Gustavus students share the highlights of their study abroad experiences. Hello from hot and humid South Africa!  I have decided to spend my Junior spring semester studying Community Health and Social Policy […]

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Jesse Brown

Jesse is known for being a friendly face in the cafeteria, greeting Gusties and wishing everyone a good day.

Junior Jesse Brown is of the small percentage of students at Gustavus  who grew up right here in St. Peter. While many students yearn to get away from their hometown after high school, Jesse, who worked in the Gustavus cafeteria […]

2015 Academy Award Nominations stir controversy

Last week the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards were announced alongside the usual excitement and disappointment. Among the biggest nominations for the year, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman, have both received nine nominations. Considered by many to be […]

Gustavus Choir sings in European Cathedrals

The Gustavus Choir had the unique experience of performing in St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.

This year, Gustavus Choir students are spending their January-Interim experience touring England and France. The trip is designed for parents, friends, and Gustavus alumni to visit sites in England and Paris while also having the opportunity to attend performances by […]

Tales from Abroad (1/23/15)

Weitgenant and friends have the opportunity to explore German towns in between activities, tasting the local cuisine, and spending time with their host families.

Tales from Abroad is an ongoing section in which Gustavus students share the highlights of their study abroad experiences. Stepping off the plane in Germany was a big moment for me. It represented the first time I had ever been out […]

Big screen entertainment for a small budget

Located in the Mankato Place Mall, this refurbished theatre provides an opportunity for Gusties to go out on a budget.

Gusties that were disappointed to see the St. Peter movie theater close now have a new alternative for their cinematic entertainment in the form of Mankato’s Ciné Grand. The theater formerly known as Mankato Place Theater at the Mankato Place […]

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Allison Hosman

Allison has taken pictures for the Gustavus website and the Gustavian Weekly, and enjoys taking pictures in her free time.

Growing up in Custer, South Dakota without many good friends, now Junior Allison Hosman remembers turning to books for comfort. In second grade she began reading the Harry Potter series and frequented the library so often that the librarians had […]

“Saturday Night Live” celebrates 40 years

From its unorthodox beginnings as a late night variety show on Saturdays to becoming a pop culture tour de force, “Saturday Night Live” has been entertaining people for the past 40 years. In honor of celebrating its 40 years on […]