Gusties will game!

Gustavus Esports began in the Fall of 2021 as a student organization now known as It was started by then-Campus Activities Advisor Garrett Meier, Competitive Co-President and now-Alumni Nick Hagen, Casual Co-President and now-Junior Jay Erickson, with help from other passionate Gustie gamers. When first getting its footing, the organization hosted an event, called “Jackbox Jumpscares”, for Halloween. Gusties gathered to casually play Jackbox … Continue reading Gusties will game!

Gustavus welcomes new faculty

Gustavus Adolphus is welcoming five new professors this fall, each of whom bring new perspectives and skills into the Gustavus community. Guarionex Salivia and Dongji Feng will join the Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics departments. Also joining the Golden Gusties are Lindsay Webster and Matthew Trucano into the Theatre and Dance department, and Samuel Piccolo as an addition to the Political Science Department.  Salivia will … Continue reading Gustavus welcomes new faculty

A night at the cabin: Friday Night Frights

Tonight (Friday, Sept. 8th), the Campus Activities Board will be hosting a screening of Drew Goddard’s 2011 horror film: Cabin In The Woods. This “Friday Night Frights” event will be happening at 8:00 p.m. outside of the Borgeson Cabin in the Arb. In Saint Peter, it is often hard for horror movie fans to find screenings of horror movies. With “Friday Night Frights,” that’s changing. … Continue reading A night at the cabin: Friday Night Frights

Interview with Chad Peterson, ’96

Chad Peterson is a Gustavus alum, the current Director of Marketing and Communications at Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis, and the author of Five Man Fugue: A Mystery in Five Voices. Peterson oversees the company’s external communications, which range from PR and social media to the ticket office and front-of-house staff. He aims to “get as many people in to see shows as we can, … Continue reading Interview with Chad Peterson, ’96

An exciting new venture for two Gusties

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer St. Peter’s brewery drought is shortly coming to an end, thanks to two Gustavus seniors.  Luke Dragseth and Eric Johnson will be opening Paddlefish Brewing Company later this year, once renovations are finished and the beer starts brewing.  While the St. Peter community is at the core of the business, the name also has some interesting ties to St. Peter.  … Continue reading An exciting new venture for two Gusties

Studying abroad with Mel Pardock

Mel Pardock – Staff Writer Hey there Gusties! I’m sure our dedicated readers have been saddened by my incredibly noticeable absence here at the Weekly, but despair no more! I have returned. Well, not physically… but your favorite news-writer-turned-world-traveler is here to share some notes on my study away adventures! I am a double major here at Gustavus, belonging to both the Political Science and … Continue reading Studying abroad with Mel Pardock

Gustie of the Week: Jenna Wyum

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This week’s Gustie of the Week, Jenna Wyum is a Senior Public Accounting major with a Political Science minor. She is the Finance Director in the Student Senate, a member of the Chapel Choir, and holds several leadership positions in the Theta Xi Gamma sorority. She works as an accounting tutor for the E/M department and participates in other organizations … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Jenna Wyum

Fewer Emergencies takes the stage

Katie Doolittle – Staff Writer The Gustavus Theatre department is presenting its Spring production of Fewer Emergencies written by Martin Crimp and directed by Henry MacCarthy. The show is open on Thursday, May 11 through Saturday, May 13 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 14th at 2:00 p.m. in Anderson Theatre.  Fewer Emergencies is the title of one of the three short plays that will … Continue reading Fewer Emergencies takes the stage

Gustie of the Week: Triston Clark

Katie Doolittle – Staff Writer Junior Triston Clark, a Communication Studies major and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies minor from Dassel, Minnesota, embodies the socially conscious and empowered Gustavus student.    Clark is drawn to Gustavus’ commitment to making academia powerful and meaningful for its young adult students. “Gustavus is special because of the people who work here every day to make our college experience … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Triston Clark