GUSTIE of the WEEK: Jasper Gantriis

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer Jasper Gantriis (‘23), Gustie of the Week, is a personable and well-spoken individual who is from Mahtomedi, Minnesota. Gantriis is a Business Management major with a minor in Statistics. On campus, he is a member of Kappa Sigma Chi fraternity, where he has created lifelong friendships. The purpose and mission of the fraternity itself is to “come together to develop camaraderie … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Jasper Gantriis

Gusties recognize Denim Day

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer On the last Wednesday of every April, Denim Day takes place as a part of Sexual Assult Awareness Month. This day promotes action and awareness on the topic of sexual assault, especially as it relates to victim blaming. People are encouraged to wear denim, not only as a promotion of the movement, but a stand in solidarity with victims who are … Continue reading Gusties recognize Denim Day

A time to remember

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer The Diversity Leadership Council dedicated their week (April 18–26) toward their mission of creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable campus community. Every day of the week an event was held by an organization that is part of the Diversity Leadership Council and ended with the Diversity Ball. The main goal of this past week was “to get visibility of the student … Continue reading A time to remember

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Geena Zebrasky

Leah Thompson – Staff Writer This week’s Gustie of the Week is none other than Junior Geena Zebrasky who is double majoring in both biology and geography. Zebrasky is from Columbus, MN, a small town near Forest Lake, and has been a lifelong lover of plants and insects. When asked, “Why Gustavus?” they revealed that they had come here by accident and had actually applied after … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Geena Zebrasky

Gusties go hard for the Lyrical Cafe

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer The Lyrical Cafe is a unique program here at Gustavus and offers Gusties with an array of opportunities. Created in Spring 2021 by Kareem Watts, Assistant Director of the Center for Inclusive Excellence, Lyrical Cafe is a platform all students on campus, especially students of color and other marginalized groups, are encouraged to participate in. It is a way for students … Continue reading Gusties go hard for the Lyrical Cafe

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Kaleb Stevens

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer Kaleb Stevens (‘25), Gustie of the Week, is a hard-working and resilient individual from Ohaeawai, Northland, New Zealand. Stevens chose Gustavus for a few different reasons. The first being “the generous offer from the Gustavus Men’s Tennis team as they compete and play at a very high level and the second reason being that the classes will help with the career … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Kaleb Stevens

Gustie Cup returns: entrepreneurs compete for lucrative prizes

Brady Boie – Staff Writer After a two-year (in-person) hiatus, the Gustie Cup will return to campus this spring on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Beck Academic Hall. This campus-wide competition allows innovative Gusties to share their business ideas with potential investors, faculty, and fellow students. This competition offers a range of prizes and promotes innovation, entrepreneurship, and attention to detail. Gusties from all majors are welcome … Continue reading Gustie Cup returns: entrepreneurs compete for lucrative prizes

Embracing Latinx culture: OLAS Latinx Night

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer Last Friday, April 1 the Organization for Latin American Students (OLAS) welcomed the Gustavus community for their Annual Latinx Night in Alumni Hall from 6:00-8:00 pm. The event was complete with a diverse assortment of food from Latin America along with multiple student and professional performances, live music, and more. The title for the night was “The Many Faces of Latin … Continue reading Embracing Latinx culture: OLAS Latinx Night

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Chris Ortiz

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This week’s Gustie of the Week, Chris Ortiz (‘22), has found numerous ways to connect with his interests and his background here on campus whilst making his mark. A Political Science major and English minor, he is co-president of OLAS, (Organization for Latinx American Students) where members meet weekly to plan events that “showcase the diversity of Latin American food, politics, … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Chris Ortiz