The Gustavian Weekly

Gustie of the Week

Gustie of the Week – Yurie Hong

Chances are, if you have not been taught by, worked with, or even met her, you have heard the name Yurie Hong around Gustavus. Yurie is described by those who know her well as a caring, ambitious, and energetic person. […]

Gustie of the Week – Trina Rinke

Trina Rinke originally chose to attend Gustavus after visiting the college many times to watch her older siblings play sports. By the time it came to make her own college decision, there was no question. Trina had already fallen in […]

Gustie of the Week – Daniel Barnes

Funny, caring, and dedicated; the words that junior, Daniel Barnes’ closest friends would use to describe him. Daniel spent most of his upbringing in Lund, Sweden, however, as an eighth grader, he moved to Shanghai, China with his family for […]

Gustie of the Week – Liz Toeben

One look at Senior Liz Toeben’s busy schedule may scare off the faint of heart, but for Toeben it is nothing short of normal; Liz thrives in her involvement with campus clubs and organizations. Toeben went to school in both […]

Gustie of the Week – Charlie Barnhouse

Junior Charlie Barnhouse excels at representing what it means to be a Gustie. He is involved in many activities and organizations on campus and maintains a busy schedule. Barnhouse is from Princeton, MN and graduated from Cambridge High School. He […]

Gustie of the Week – TJ Zemlin

Senior TJ Zemlin originally chose Gustavus, after graduating from Eden Prairie High School, to study biology and chemistry. However, once on campus he decided to go a completely different route. Zemlin declared his major in music education. The catalyst for […]

Gustie of the Week – Brian Konkol

Four years ago Edward Snowden released thousands of documents about the National Security Agency’s monitoring of innocent American citizens in addition to countless world leaders. Four years ago President Jack Ohle announced his retirement from Gustavus and the search for […]

Gustie of the Week – Jordan Lovestrand

Many Gusties study abroad at least once in their Gustavus career. How many can say they traveled to Israel and studied dance for a year? Jordan Lovestrand from Bloomington, Minnesota was able to study at the Rothberg International School and […]

Gustie of the Week – Katherine Aney

Before she became a double major in mathematics and biochemistry, junior Katherine Aney of Rochester, Minnesota had no idea how big of a role science would play in her life. But all of that changed when she talked to a […]

Gustie of the Week – Jordan Wiest

If you have ever had the pleasure of meeting Jordan Wiest, you know his big bright smile, deep laugh, and giant bear hugs. Originally from the small town of Rush River, Minnesota,  just 15 miles from Saint Peter, Jordan Wiest […]