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Tales from Abroad: ReAnn Eidahl

Eidahl (sixth from left) poses with her study-abroad group.

Where in the world  are Gusties this week? Senior ReAnn Eidahl is spending her fall semester in the beautiful city of Prague in the Czech Republic. Eidahl has been excited for this opportunity and has prioritized it before she became […]

Gustie of the Week: Breena Brockman

Brockmann is particularly interested in women’s political discourse.

The students of the class of 2023 are not the only Gusties exploring their new home at the start of this school year. Visiting Assistant Professor  in Communication Studies Breena Brockmann is also settling into her place on the hill […]

Gustie of the Week: Scott Moeller

Moeller enjoys planning special events in the Arboretum.

One of this week’s featured Gusties is Scott Moeller, a naturalist who is currently serving as the Director of the Arboretum. Ever since his childhood on a dairy farm in Fairmont, Moeller has developed a deep appreciation for the outdoors. […]

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 […]