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I AM WE ARE Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary

The weekend celebration includes numerous workshops and performances honoring justice, equality, and diversity.

Friday, Nov. 20 kicks off the celebration of the 20th anniversary of I Am We Are on campus. There are many workshops throughout the weekend as alumni and current members of the current I Am We Are Troupe  (IAWA) collaborate […]

Give Thanks to the Movie Industry Over Break

The Peanuts Movie brings back beloved and timeless characters in a modern 3D format.

Thanksgiving is a time for many to have a week off from school and spend it with family and friends. When I’m not emptying my wallet while Christmas shopping for my loved ones, I like to see what new movies […]

Gustavus presents Mexico’s premiere vocal ensemble

The acapella ensemble Voz en Punto has traveled around the world performing their unique arrangements of Mexican folk songs and vocal jazz.

As part of the Gustavus Artist Series the Music Department is proud to present Mexico’s Premiere Vocal Ensemble: Voz en Punto. The acapella group will perform in the Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Monday, Nov. 16 at 7:30p.m. Director of […]

Gustie Musicians Collaborate for Fall Concert

The Music Department at Gustavus Adolphus College has been very busy recently, and that trend is going to continue. This Saturday, Nov. 14 the Gustavus and Vasa Wind Orchestras will be collaborating for a concert in the Bjorling Recital Hall […]

Ant-Man Packs a Big Punch

In a whirlwind of Marvel’s Avengers movies, Ant-Man provides a breath of fresh air.

Like Guardians of the Galaxy, many thought that Marvel was taking a big risk with this year’s Ant-Man starring Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas. The movie’s development history has been quite a roller coaster. It was originally conceived back in […]

Gustie of the Week – Laura Johnson

Laura has been playing clarinet since fifth grade and plans to pursue her passion for music as a band director.

Senior Laura Johnson, a clarinet player since fifth grade, has been involved with music for a majority of her life. However, she says that it wasn’t until a high school music director shaped her way of thinking about music that […]

Gustie of the Week – Laura Johnson

Laura has been playing clarinet since fifth grade and plans to pursue her passion for music as a band director.

Senior Laura Johnson, a clarinet player since fifth grade, has been involved with music for a majority of her life. However, she says that it wasn’t until a high school music director shaped her way of thinking about music that […]

27th Annual Honor Band Festival fosters passion for music

High school band students from across the midwest come to Gustavus to have the college band experience.

In recent years, Gustavus Adolphus College has become more recognized for the musical talents on campus. Christmas in Christ Chapel and other annual concerts and musical groups at Gustavus have become very well-known. Another event that is gaining attention is […]

Trainwreck surprises by not being a train wreck

Amy Schumer and Bill Hader star in the summer hit that earned the praise of critics and viewers alike.

Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck was a hit over the summer. It received solid praise from critics and made over $100 million at the box office, which is rare for comedies to do both. Unfortunately, the most notable thing […]

Gusties celebrate artistic talent at Creative Works Night

August Moehrke shares an original work of poetry. On Wednesday night, students shared an open microphone in the Courtyard Caf for nearly an hour and a half to share their original creative works of poetry, prose, music, and visual art. “Clearly there’s a ton of creatives here. We wanted to come together and support each other and show that there is a community of creative artists,” said Laura Isdahl, the Firethorne Managing Editor. Instead of publishing a magazine each semester, the publication Firethorne will now be part of the Editing and Publishing class offered during Spring semesters.