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C in CC: a celebration of unity through dance

Over the years, Christmas in Christ Chapel has increasingly featured dances in its services. These dances help audience members to visualize the theme expressed and the messages shared during the Christmas in Christ Chapel experience. Theater and dance professor Michele […]

Cultivating the C in CC experience

When it comes to choosing the theme for Christmas in Christ Chapel, the Chaplain’s Office is responsible for planning this beautiful, heart-warming event. A committee of about 11 members is led by the Artistic Director who brainstorms an idea and […]

Preview: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

The Gustavus campus is preparing to host this year’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture speaker Donzaleigh Abernathy. The lecture will take place from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, January 20 of 2020 in Christ Chapel. […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel: Through the Years

Senior recital celebrates friendship and music

Lowe (left) and Yee (right) rehearse for their recital.

Seniors Katelyn Yee and Lauren Lowe started their musical journeys at Gustavus with each other, so to them, it only seems fitting to end it that way. The two hosted their senior cello and viola recital together on Nov. 17th […]

Gustie of the Week: Rachel Belvedere

This week’s Gustie of the Week is an involved student on campus, a friendly face and ambitious senior Rachel Belvedere. Gustavus has been a family school for Belvedere and she wasn’t sure if she would have her own narrative with […]

Spotlight on: choral conducting program

Students involved in the conducting program can gain experience by becoming a Vocal Music Assistant or VMA.

In the spirit of Christmas in Christ Chapel, which happens in the weekend following Thanksgiving Break, Variety brings the spotlight to the choral conducting program—an academic area of focus under the Music/Music Education Major umbrella. “Within the music major, people […]

Tales from Abroad: Mayra Gurrola-Calderon

Senior Theater and Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies Major Mayra Gurrola-Calderon is spending her Fall semester of 2019 in the Republic of Peru—the South American home of the Amazon rainforest, Machu Picchu, and the ancient Inca empire. Gurrola-Calderon chose […]

Gustie of the Week: Chris Gilbert

Professor of Political Science Chris Gilbert comes from a liberal arts education background as he attended Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania during his undergraduate years. One of the reasons why he chose to teach at Gustavus was that he valued […]

Gustie of the Week: Quincy Yangh

Junior Quincy Yangh, a travel aficionado from Saint Paul, Minnesota, has been excited to attend college since he was young and was excited to choose Gustavus. “Ever since a young child, my parents impressed upon  me the need for higher […]