Dakota digital artist: Marlena Myles

Kaitlyn Doolittle – Staff Writer Gustavus Adolphus College welcomes artist in residence, Marlena Myles. Myles’ artwork will be displayed in the Schaefer Art Gallery from Nov. 28 through Dec. 14. Myles will have an Artist Talk at 5:00 p.m on Dec. 5.  Myles is a Native American (Spirit Lake Dakota, Mohegan, Muscogee) artist from St. Paul Minnesota. Myles’ artwork consists of digital art, murals, augmented … Continue reading Dakota digital artist: Marlena Myles

Excitement grows as Christmas in Christ Chapel rehearsals begin

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This past Sunday, Oct. 30, marked the beginning of mass rehearsals for Christmas in Christ Chapel, often referred to as C in CC. These mass rehearsals consist of the three choirs on campus: the Gustavus Choir, the Lucia Singers, and The Choir of Christ Chapel. These three ensembles came together in Bjorling Recital Hall to begin preparations for this signature … Continue reading Excitement grows as Christmas in Christ Chapel rehearsals begin

Gustie of the Week: Bela Larsen

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Senior Isabela “Bela” Larsen came to Gustavus for the community and stayed for it, too. “I knew a couple of people already going into my freshman year here on campus. That made me feel more secure, knowing that I had someone to rely on or ask questions or just to guide me,” Larsen said.  Looking back, one of the most … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Bela Larsen

Gustavus fall theatre production Tragedy: A Tragedy by Will Eno

Kaitlyn Doolittle – Staff Writer The Gustavus Theatre and Dance Department is gearing up for their first theatrical production of the 2022-2023 academic year. TRAGEDY: A Tragedy by Obie awarding-winning Will Eno will be directed by associate Theatre and Dance professor, Henry MacCarthy.   The premiere night took place in the Rob and Judy Gardner Laboratory Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 3, and more performances will follow … Continue reading Gustavus fall theatre production Tragedy: A Tragedy by Will Eno

Good art, Bad art

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer This week the Salon des Refusés exhibition debuted in the Schaefer Art Gallery. The exhibition was put together by Professor Betsy Byers’ first term seminar, “Good Art, Bad, Art.”  In this course, students are encouraged to make bad art while considering the societal and historical situations that motivate art to be created. Byers has been teaching this FTS since she … Continue reading Good art, Bad art

Monster bash

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer Next Friday, October 28th, three days before Halloween, Gusties are in for a spooky evening of fun. The Campus Activities Board is putting together a Monster Bash, which will take place in Alumni Hall from 9pm-12am. This event will allow students to showcase their spooky side and have a good time celebrating the halloween season with friends and fellow Gusties. … Continue reading Monster bash

Gustie of the Week: Brenna Germscheid

Kaitlyn Doolittle – Staff Writer As a first-generation college student at a private institution, Senior Brenna Germscheid wasn’t sure what to expect from her time at Gustavus Adolphus College. However, with resilience and a dedication to finding a community, Germscheid was able to make the most of her time on the hill.  “My time at Gustavus has looked very different from year to year. I … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Brenna Germscheid

The Gustavus artist series continues with composer Karen Tanaka

Kaitlyn Doolittle – Staff Writer On Saturday, Oct.15, the work of composer and pianist Karen Tanaka will be showcased for the Gustavus community. Students and the general public will be able to listen to Tanaka’s “Our Planet Earth” at 7:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall.  The showcase is focusing on the beauty of nature and the importance of caring for the planet. Songs titled “Green,” … Continue reading The Gustavus artist series continues with composer Karen Tanaka

Gustie of the Week: Haley Lukes

Michaela Woodward – Staff Writer Senior Social Studies Education major Haley Lukes has been able to follow her passions during her time at Gustavus. Originally from Glencoe, Lukes was drawn to Gustavus because of its education program and strong financial aid package. Here, she found the right place and the right people to foster her academic endeavors. “I found kind of a home within the … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Haley Lukes

Art party: activate your imagination

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This Saturday, Oct. 15, the Student Creative Suite ‘22 will be opening in the Schaefer Art Gallery, featuring work of students and faculty alike.  The show will consist of three different exhibits. The first will be Salon des Refuses, the work of Betsy Byers’ Good Art Bad Art First Term Seminar students. This assignment was meant to challenge students to … Continue reading Art party: activate your imagination