The Gustavian Weekly


The Third Star Trek goes Beyond expectations

The latest installment in the Star Trek rebooted universe is guaranteed to impress fans and critics.

With Gene Roddenberry’s acclaimed science fiction series Star Trek celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, what better time to release another film installment for these celebrated characters? Ever since the franchise reboot in 2009 directed by J.J. Abrams, the latest […]

Gustie of the Week – Luke Israel

Luke shows his dedication as a worker in all his extracurricular activities.

It is the beginning of a new semester with brand new opportunities. Greek life, clubs, and organizations on campus have been capturing the interest of Gusties since day one. Being overinvolved happens to the best of students, to the point […]

Grammy Award-Winning Quartet Opens the 2016- 2017 Gustavus Artist Series

The Turtle Island String Quartet’s unique twist on classical music has earned them a number of accolades.

   Every year, Gustavus aims to provide culturally engaging and artistic programs for students, staff, and the St. Peter community. These programs range anywhere from musical performances, to art showcases and dance productions.    On Friday, September 16, The Gustavus […]

Acclaimed Pianist Naomi Niskala to Perform at Björling

Naomi’s piano-playing prowess has been applauded in several parts of the world .

Included among Gustavus’ impressive upcoming slate of musical performances, pianist Naomi Niskala is a name that should not go unnoticed. Raised by her Japanese/Finnish-American parents, Niskala grew up in Rochester, New York and would eventually move to Tokyo, Japan. She […]

The Purge: Election Year is Nothing Presidential

The Third Purge Movie sacrifices a good chance for political or social commentary for mindless gore... again.

As the third installment in the dystopian thriller/horror Purge series, you would expect Election Year to bring something new to the formula that was radical enough to turn heads. While the filmmakers did attempt this, the execution was poor and […]

Gustie of the Week – Janet Jennings

Expect a bright smile and warm attitude while talking to Janet.

A Collegiate Fellow embodies community, service and inspires excellence. A Collegiate Fellow is a friendly resource to the residents of their hall and develops relationships. Gustavus’s Residential Life staff pride themselves on finding individuals that can lead and uphold the college’s […]

Summer 2016 Films: The Good, Bad, and Underrated

Pixar’s Finding Dory offers a whale of a time for Disney fans of all ages.

The summer of 2016 brought us what we’ve come to expect of Hollywood at this point. There’s plenty of sequels, reboots, remakes, superheroes, and animated outings to go around this year. It’s time once again to see which flicks reigned […]

Tales from Abroad – Carl Cusack

Malaysia offered a lot of cultural insight to Carl Cusack.

Selamat Pagi! This past spring semester, ten Gusties, including myself, were met with this Malay morning greeting as part of our Semester in Malaysia: Living Diversity study abroad program. No matter where you go in Malaysia, locals will greet you […]

Gustie of the Week – Sean O’Connell

Sean brings his infectious enthusiasm to the laboratory.

As the school year starts, a number of social fraternities and sororities are preparing for fall recruitment, welcoming those who want to “Go Greek.” Fraternities and sororities allow students to gain skills in management, take part in a number of […]

Gustie of the Week – Anna Batz

Anna’s involvement in music programs carries on the traditions of her Gustie family.

A Peer Assistant is a link between student and faculty, serving as a listening ear for what’s going on at campus. They promote awareness to issues regarding healthy lifestyles. One woman who embodies all the qualities one should find in a […]