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Tales from Abroad (2/20/15)

Hanson (right) took a break from his studies to enjoy the scenery in Budapest, Hungary.

Tales from Abroad is an ongoing section in which Gustavus students share the highlights of their study abroad experiences. The choice to participate in the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics program was all about the math. The ability to spend a semester […]

Importance of Being Earnest remains relevant

This 19th century play has remained relevant and challenged many of its actors to perform as the opposite gender.

First performed on Valentine’s Day back in 1895, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest has endured in popularity over the years. The comedy, along with its high farce and witty dialogue, provides an intriguing satire of Victorian ways. The […]

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Addie Konnad

Addie’s contagious excitement and enthusiasm has led to her many friendships with students and professors alike.

As a fourth generation Gustie and the ninth member of her family to attend Gustavus, Junior Addie Konnad had considered other colleges after high school with the support of her family, but says nowhere else compared to the friendliness and […]

Dracula Untold not sharp enough to bite

Count Dracula is one of the more fascinating literary characters that scholars get a kick out of analyzing, which cannot be said for all villainous characters. Because of this, Bram Stoker´s character popularized the concept of the vampire long before […]

Gustavus Wind Orchestra continues traditional tour

Grammy nominated Patrick Miller conducted this year’s GWO tour of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Spring semester and January Interim are busy times for members of the Gustavus music community. The Gustavus Wind Orchestra (GWO), the nation’s oldest collegiate music ensemble west of the Mississippi River, began their 10 day Winter Concert Tour at high […]

Tales from Abroad (2/13/15)

Between classes and getting to know her host family, Wicklund hiked to the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town.

Tales from Abroad is an ongoing section in which Gustavus students share the highlights of their study abroad experiences. Hello from hot and humid South Africa!  I have decided to spend my Junior spring semester studying Community Health and Social Policy […]

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Jesse Brown

Jesse is known for being a friendly face in the cafeteria, greeting Gusties and wishing everyone a good day.

Junior Jesse Brown is of the small percentage of students at Gustavus  who grew up right here in St. Peter. While many students yearn to get away from their hometown after high school, Jesse, who worked in the Gustavus cafeteria […]

2015 Academy Award Nominations stir controversy

Last week the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards were announced alongside the usual excitement and disappointment. Among the biggest nominations for the year, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman, have both received nine nominations. Considered by many to be […]

Gustavus Choir sings in European Cathedrals

The Gustavus Choir had the unique experience of performing in St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.

This year, Gustavus Choir students are spending their January-Interim experience touring England and France. The trip is designed for parents, friends, and Gustavus alumni to visit sites in England and Paris while also having the opportunity to attend performances by […]

Tales from Abroad (1/23/15)

Weitgenant and friends have the opportunity to explore German towns in between activities, tasting the local cuisine, and spending time with their host families.

Tales from Abroad is an ongoing section in which Gustavus students share the highlights of their study abroad experiences. Stepping off the plane in Germany was a big moment for me. It represented the first time I had ever been out […]