The Gustavian Weekly


The Galactic Guardians blast off again

The Guardians of the Galaxy from 2014 was a breath of fresh air for the superhero genre and showcased what the Marvel Cinematic Universe is capable of. Nobody would’ve thought that a movie starring a talking raccoon and a tree […]

Gustie of the Week – Brian Konkol

Four years ago Edward Snowden released thousands of documents about the National Security Agency’s monitoring of innocent American citizens in addition to countless world leaders. Four years ago President Jack Ohle announced his retirement from Gustavus and the search for […]

Tales from Abroad – Laura Isdahl

Last spring, instead of the flat prairie farmland of St. Peter, I was surrounded by mountains and a chilly ocean with swarms of penguins zooming by. I studied abroad in South Africa as part of a program called, “Multiculturalism and […]

Gustavus Handbell Choirs ring out the year

The Gustavus Handbell Choirs are preparing for their final concert of the spring. Auditions for handbells take place each fall, and individuals are placed in a group based on their schedule, interest, and prior experience with handbells. “There are four […]

A space worth keeping between us

For all of those of us who had pen pals in elementary school and those of us who have used a chat roulette, The Space Between Us is the film that brings these two together and pretends like it wouldn’t […]

Gustie of the Week – Jordan Lovestrand

Many Gusties study abroad at least once in their Gustavus career. How many can say they traveled to Israel and studied dance for a year? Jordan Lovestrand from Bloomington, Minnesota was able to study at the Rothberg International School and […]

Choirs wrap up the year with spring concert

After months of preparation, the Department of Music is ready to end this year’s choir programs on a high note. The Gustavus Choir Spring Concert conducted by Gregory Aune and Brandon Dean will be performed on May 6 at 3:30 […]

Professor Emeritus returns to star in ‘King Lear’

King Lear is the story of an elderly king faced with his own mortality and the task of dividing his kingdom amongst his three daughters. The titular King Lear’s fantasy of a smooth transition of power soon crumbles before him […]

A Dog’s Purpose pleases pet owners

If you have a dog at home, you know that they become much more than just a pet. Your dog becomes a part of your family, someone who you care about just as deeply as any person. Growing up with […]

Gustie of the Week – Katherine Aney

Before she became a double major in mathematics and biochemistry, junior Katherine Aney of Rochester, Minnesota had no idea how big of a role science would play in her life. But all of that changed when she talked to a […]