Donate blood to save lives

Amelia Dewberry- Gustavus Student Nurses (GSNA) is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive. The event will run from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March  6th, and from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 7th in Alumni Hall. Donors can schedule an appointment at with code “Gustavus” or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS. GSNA President and Senior … Continue reading Donate blood to save lives

Gustie of the Week: Matt Strom

Taylor Storlien- Gustie of the Week Matt Strom is a Senior Mathematics major on the swim team, who hails from Rochester, Minnesota. He can create a connection with just about anyone: “He has made an impression not only on this campus but also on every other soul he has come into contact with in his time on the hill,” Senior Sam Haseth said. Randomly selected … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Matt Strom

Building Bridges and SRF host Sip and Paint

Taylor Storlien and Jay Erickson- Next Monday, Feb. 26th, Building Bridges and Students for Reproductive Freedom (SRF) are collaborating to put on a Sip and Paint event from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Courtyard Cafe. Students in attendance will be able to paint a small canvas and enjoy SRF’s signature mocktail: Consensual Sex On The Beach. The SRF is a student organization with … Continue reading Building Bridges and SRF host Sip and Paint

Gustie of the Week: Yurie Hong

Colleen Coleman- This week’s Gustie of the Week is Classics and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies professor Dr. Yurie Hong. On campus, Hong is the Director of the Three Crowns Program, Director of the MAYDAY! Peace Conference, Faculty Senate Vice-Chair, and a member of the Faculty Task Force, which was recently recognized with the Faculty Service Award in October 2023. Hong was also a Nobel … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Yurie Hong

Gustavus celebrates Ukrainian culture

Amelia Dewberry- “Cuisine & Courage: A Celebration of Ukrainian Spirit” will be taking place today, Friday the 23rd, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the CIE. The event aims to spread the truth about what is happening in Ukraine and give Ukrainian voices a platform to be heard. Assistant Professor of Business and Economics Vita Faychuk said that one of the purposes of this … Continue reading Gustavus celebrates Ukrainian culture

La Quatuor International de Saxophones come to Gustavus

Colleen Coleman- On February 20th at 7:00 p.m., Le Quatuor International de Saxophones, an international contemporary saxophone quartet, will be performing a recital in Christ Chapel. As a part of their Minnesota tour during February, the performance will include original works for saxophone quartet and organ, quartet and piano, and just saxophone quartet; as well as new works by Minnesota composers, such as Caro Barnett … Continue reading La Quatuor International de Saxophones come to Gustavus

Gustie of the Week: Rachel Trebesch

Amelia Dewberry- This week’s Gustie of the Week is Junior Rachel Trebesch. Trebesch is a Biochemistry major with a chemistry emphasis. She has enjoyed the opportunity to focus on the analytical side of chemistry with classes like Quantitative Analysis and Instrumental Methods. “I also get to take some really difficult capstone courses including Molecular Biology and Proteins,” Trebesch said. In the future, Trebesch shared she … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Rachel Trebesch

Shakespeare’s Cymbeline at Gustavus

Taylor Storlien- This week, the Gustavus Theatre Department is putting on a production of Shakespere’s Cymbeline, directed by Professor Matt Trucano. It will be performed in Anderson Theatre on Feb. 15th, 16th, and 17th at 8:00 p.m., and February 18th at 2:00 p.m. Cymbeline, written by William Shakespeare, centers around Imogen, the daughter of the King of Britain, named Cymbeline. Imogen is the center of … Continue reading Shakespeare’s Cymbeline at Gustavus

Advent services in Christ Chapel

Colleen Coleman- Wanting to reflect on the past year during the hectic end of the semester or wanting to find comfort in the Advent season? Come join in the time of self-reflection in Advent during Chapel Break from 10:00 -10:30 a.m. on Nov. 27th, Dec. 4th, and Dec. 11th in Christ Chapel. The services include music, reading, prayers, and Holy Communion. The Advent services open … Continue reading Advent services in Christ Chapel