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Gustavus artist series: Minnesota Opera

A still from the Minnesota Opera’s performance of Romeo and Juliet.

On Friday Oct. 12, 2018, Gustavus Adolphus College welcomes a group of artists from the Minnesota Opera to lead a vocal master class and perform in an evening concert. The MN Opera Artist concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. […]

Tales from abroad: Sarah Hinderman

Hinderman (right), has expanded her worldview and her friendship circle during her time abroad.

Sarah Hinderman is a Gustie in her junior year currently studying abroad in Italy. So far, her trip has been going very well and she is more than excited for the rest of it. Hinderman said that she has always […]

Gustie of the Week: Ryan Guenther

Guenther works at the Bluebird Cakery in Mankato.

Ryan Guenther proves that it doesn’t take long to find your fit at Gustavus. Guenther transferred from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to Gustavus this fall to begin his junior year. He is a Physical Education and Health major from […]

Gustie of the Week: Megan Witte

Witte stretches at the barre before her jazz dance class.

Throughout her time at Gustavus, sophomore Megan Witte has tried to make the most of her college experience by sticking to the passion she loves most: dance. Witte is from Cloquet, Minnesota which is three hours away from campus up […]

Tales from abroad: Amy Eisenschenk

A photo of Hermitage, the past Winter palace for the Russian royal family.

In the midst of the controversy surrounding the College’s debate whether or not to allow students to study abroad in Russia, Junior Amy Eisenschenk is one of the few Gustavus students spending the semester abroad immersing herself in the rich […]

Still We Rise: a fusion of activism and art

On September 29, Gustavus held its first “Still We Rise” event in Anderson Hall. The event was created “to try to address a number of needs that we saw in our community” event coordinator and Professor Michele Rusinko said. She […]

Gustie of the Week: Vikki Smith

One of the most fulfilling aspects of a student’s experience at Gustavus is being able to encounter beautiful souls everywhere they go. Vikki Smith, a cook and server in Dining Services, has been a household name during the four years […]

Gustie of the Week: ReAnn Eidahl

Eidahl enjoys participating in music and leadership activities.

Junior ReAnn Eidahl is pursuing a communication studies major and double minors in management and history. She feels honored to represent Gusties as Gustie of the Week. She is a tour guide for the admissions office, Vice President of Marketing […]

Gustie of the Week – Zach Diedrich

Zach’s favorite part of the Gustavus community is the sense of connection.

The Gustavus community is fortunate to have well-rounded students who live up to the five pillars of the college: excellence, community, justice, service, and faith. Junior Zachary “Zach” Diedrich adheres to all these values, as he is an accurate representation […]

Gustie of the Week – Shaun Gilyard

Shaun has taken piano lessons for fifteen years and considers music a passion.

Shaun Gilyard is about as active on campus as any Gustavus student. Shaun is a senior Economics major, specifically focused on financial economics, who is truly engaged in the Gustavus community. Lately, Shaun has been focused on off-campus research. He […]