The Gustavian Weekly


Gustie of the Week – Nick Campbell

Nick Campbell is a Junior at Gustavus Adolphus College. He was a male gymnast for 12 years, performed feats of physical skill such as backflips for marching band, and knows how to play a myriad of instruments to varied degrees, […]

Saxophonist Donnie Norton and Pianist Esther Wang team up for Faculty Recital

For students involved in music lessons on the Gustavus campus, concert attendance is a vital part of understanding, gaining new insight, and appreciating music on a deeper level. Each semester, there are around five or six concerts that feature Gustavus […]

Trio drums up a love for Minnesota wilderness

Four incredible talents have come together to present a new and creative piece of music to the Gustavus and St. Peter communities. Bob Adney, Eric Barsness, and Paul Hill of the rumbling and rolling Minnesota Percussion Trio team up with […]

Bad Moms isn’t bad, but not great

The comedic writing/directing duo of Jon Lucas and Scott Moore looked to be one of those one-hit wonders when it came to filmmaking. Granted, comedy is no easy genre to excel in, but most of their projects have been mediocre […]

Gustie of the Week – Ellyn Adelmann

Ellyn Adelmann is a Junior at Gustavus, a devout Christian, a soccer player, a Gustie Buddy, a future sports psychologist, and has also been speaking Spanish as a non-native for more than 5 years. It seems like a lot to […]

The Hillstrom Museum showcases sporting and english animals

The title of the current art collection in the Hillstrom Museum is The Very English Ambience of It All. The collection consists of four different sections entitled: “Livestock”, “Racing”, “Pets”, and “Foxhunting”. Given by Dr. Stephen and Martha Penkhus, these […]

Prepare to be amazed, Kid Ace is coming to campus

If you’re a big fan of America’s Got Talent, you may have seen illusionist and magician Kid Ace as part of The Harlem James Gang, who made it to the top twenty in season three of the show. But since […]

Secret Life of Pets provides family fun

From the people who brought us Despicable Me and The Lorax comes the family friendly animated comedy The Secret Life of Pets. A children’s film that focuses on what our pets do after we leave for the day. Illumination Entertainment […]

Gustie of the Week – Preston Schlueter

The crisp shirts, the pressed pants, the nifty hats—even if you’ve never met him in person, you can still recall seeing this sharply dressed man out and about on campus. Always one to give a cheerful smile, Preston Schlueter is […]

Tales from Abroad – Shelby Pankratz

Last spring semester I studied abroad in the bustling town of Florence, Italy. Over 4,750 miles and 110 days away from home, I visited 28 cities in a total of six countries and had the absolute time of my life. […]