The Gustavian Weekly


Percussion Ensemble prepares Spring Concert

The Percussion Concert is meant to both entertain and inspire.

If you’re in the mood for a good rhythm this weekend, then look no further than the Gustavus Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert being held this Sunday, April 26, in Bjorling Recital Hall at 1:30 p.m. The director of this talented […]

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Daniel Felton

In the future he hopes to open his own school for music and help students study their own interests.

During his first couple of years at Gustavus, now senior Daniel Felton went through many of the normal doubts about his decision to attend the College. Social issues coupled with the rigor of academia and desire to fit in seemed […]

Battle of the Five Armies disappoints

Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth Adventures finally come to a close. During the making of the Hobbit films, many had mixed feelings on the idea that a book smaller than any of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books was going […]

Mad Men’s final season marks end of an era

Considered to be one of the greatest television dramas of all time, the 1960s set-piece Mad Men is finally coming to an end. Following Don Draper, an excellent ad man in New York City, the show travels from 1960 to […]

Tales from Abroad (4/17/15)

Carpenter was able to spend Spring Break in Sweden exploring with her visiting family.

Sending a “hej” from the great Swedish lands! It seems like just yesterday I hopped on the plane and flew to Sweden to begin my adventure abroad. Before I knew it, Spring Break arrived and I was reunited with my […]

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Matt Rasmussen

After graduating from Gustavus the year of the tornado, Matt volunteered for the Peace Corps in Papua New Guina from 1999 to 2001.

As a first-year student at Gustavus, Matt Rasmussen had his eyes set on a major in Computer Science, but like the typical college student, he soon found greater passions elsewhere. Unlike the average college student, those passions have brought him […]

Gustavus Dance Company reveals their world

The Gustavus Dance Company presents a concert made to address the media’s superficial understanding of dance.

Everyone views the world around them in their own way, but imagine seeing it through someone else’s eyes. This year’s spring dance concert, How I Know the World, does just that. Put on by the Gustavus Dance Company, the performance […]

Mockingjay misses the mark

The popular young adult dystopian film adaptations based on Suzanne Collins Hunger Games trilogy are coming to a close. Following the trend popularized by Harry Potter, the final installment is split into two parts, with part two coming in November. […]

The Gustavus and Vasa Wind Orchestra join together for an exciting concert

Bringing together two ensembles, the Gustavus and Vasa Wind Orchestras Concert will display many of the gifted and talented musicians on campus. Taking place March 21 at 1:30 p.m. in Bjoriling Recital Hall, admission is free for anyone who attends. […]

Tales from Abroad (3/20/15)

Standing in Piazzale Michelangelo overlooking Florence, Nicole Giovannoni has a beautiful view of Il Duomo.

Tales from Abroad is an ongoing section in which Gustavus students share the highlights of their study abroad experiences. Every morning as I lay in bed, I am awoken by the friendly banter between two shop owners, which always begins with […]