The Gustavian Weekly


“Kinetic Tapestry” Showcases Student Choreographers and Dancers

The ninth annual Choreographer’s Gallery presents a wide variety of themes and voices that come together as a whole under the title ‘Kinetic Tapestry.’

The end of the fall semester is here and with it comes final tests, projects, papers, and performances. For a number of students in the Theatre and Dance Department, it is time for a showcase of dances that they have […]

Tales from Abroad – Allison Hosman

Allison spent a life-changing fall semester studying and traveling all over India.

India is such a beautiful place; it is really hard to write down all of my thoughts about the last few months I have spent here. From rickshaw rides to the market, trying to figure out how Indian traffic works, […]

Straight Outta Compton Knocks It Outta The Park

Straight Outta Compton portrays the struggles and triumphs of the music group N.W.A.

Typically, August is not a good time for releasing films. There’s rarely been any film released then which has received positive reviews, or a decent box office. But the film that rose above those standards was Straight Outta Compton, a […]

Gustie of the Week – Ben Miller

Ben has a job lined up with Office of the Comptroller of the Currency then plans to work in financial consulting.

Sitting in the Courtyard Café, Senior Ben Miller reflects back to his first year at Gustavus and his proudest moment, when he made the conference swimming team and solidified his passion for swimming. Now the team’s captain, Ben says that […]

Magic Mike XXL Goes Big, But Should Go Home

Magic Mike XXL does not lack sex appeal, but it falls short in terms of originality and plot.

Very few were expecting the 2012 male stripper film Magic Mike to be a success. It  wasn’t the typical flick that just existed for men and women to gawk at the impressive bodies of  the main characters. It had a […]

Gustie of the Week – Kari Louwagie

Kari serves as a sacristan for the Chapel and is a member of multiple musical ensembles on campus.

During her first year of college, when now Senior Kari Louwagie’s former pastor asked her to come back and preach one afternoon, Kari was stunned. The night before, she tossed and turned, trying to ignore the nervous voice in her […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel Performers Convey a Message of Peace

Talented Gustavus singers, musicians, and dancers come together to present a message of peace this year for Christmas in Christ Chapel.

Each December, talented Gustavus musicians, singers, and dancers come together to create the Christmas in Christ Chapel service that thousands of people attend or stream online each year. This year the focus is on the journey to Bethlehem for Christ’s […]

“Memories and Premonitions” fill the Hillstrom Museum

The Hillstrom Museum of Art, located on the lower level of the Campus Center, often brings unique and interesting exhibitions to the Gustavus community. Currently on exhibit in the Museum is Memories and Premonitions, a collection of works by German-­born […]

Gustie of the Week – Tyler Bishop

Tyler enjoys mentoring and serving as a role model for others as a Gustie Greeter and the loudest fan at sporting events.

If you glance out into the fan section of most Gustavus sporting events, you can usually spot Senior Tyler Bishop decked out in Gustie gear, leading the loudest chants, and cheering his fellow classmates on to victory. “Tyler is the […]

Bards in the Arb features Minnesotan poet Tom Hennen

Hennen read selections from his latest book, Darkness Sticks to Everything.

Before beginning the reading, Professor Philip Bryant  introduced the poet at the Melva Interpretive Center. “Tom is absolutely fearless in hearing the poems, and writes them with abinding faith,” Bryant said. Then Tom Hennon rose and stood behind the podium. […]