The Gustavian Weekly

Gustie of the Week

Gustie of the Week – Sun Hee Lee

Sun Hee was recently awarded tenure at Gustavus.

If you ask her students what they appreciate most about Professor Sun Hee Lee of the English department, it’s that she truly cares about each of her students individual success. Students spoke of her approachability, calm and down-to-earth demeanor, and […]

Gustie of the Week – Emma Jasnoch

Emma’s friends describe her as brilliant, funny, and passionate.

What do you call someone who is extremely hard working, intelligent, and hilarious? Emma Jasnoch. Emma is a senior with double majors in Spanish and Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies (LALACS) who, is consistently described as intelligent by her […]

Gustie of the Week – Reid Larson

Reid’s friends describe him as caring, loyal, and funny.

There’s a certain kind of competiveness and desire to get things done to the best and fullest of one’s abilities that you don’t find in just anyone, but Junior Reid Larson is one of those people. One humorous example is […]

Gustie of the Week – Caroline David

Caroline’s friends describe her as fun and emotionally intelligent.

One aspect of a liberal arts education is learning as much as you can across different disciplines to gain a deeper understanding of how fields of knowledge intersect and interplay with each other and to become a well rounded person. […]

Gustie of the Week – Thomas Buan

Thomas’ transformation into Hamm for his Senior Honor’s project in Endgame.

If you’ve met him you more than likely remember him because Senior Theatre Honors major Thomas Buan is a man who doesn’t hold back in showing his passion and conviction for the things he cares about. “Thomas is loud and […]

Gustie of the Week – Ted Rosenback

As Marketplace Supervisor, Ted is always happy to jump in wherever help is needed in the caf.

As a child, Ted Rosenback’s father taught him that grey is not a color. Now the Marketplace Supervisor at Gustavus, Ted understands the meaning of his father’s lesson and continues to live by it. “Obviously he knew that grey is […]

Gustie of the Week – Courtney Harbeck

Friends describe Courtney as compassionate and positive.

During her first year at Gustavus, now Senior Courtney Harbeck jumped head first into studying to become a dentist. Today, as she finishes her last semester of the Business Management major, she reflects that her proudest moment in college was […]

Gustie of the Week – Abby Nistler

Abby leads in many overlooked areas within the community.

From her first year at Gustavus, Abby Nistler had her eye on the nursing program. When the time finally came to apply, she felt so nervous about the chance of being declined that she didn’t tell anyone. Now a senior […]

Gustie of the Week – Solveig Svendsen

Solveig successfully ran for and earned the ethics chair in Student Senate as a First-year.

Commonly, the Gustie of the Week is a junior or senior student simply because they’ve had a bit more time to develop their niche within the community. However, this week, sophomore Solveig Svendsen has challenged that archetype, proving that one […]

Gustie of the Week – Matt Broschard

Matt is the President of GWO and volunteers with Big Partner Little Partner and Pound Pals.

Last semester, as Senior Matt Broschard sat typing email after email to various professors, inquiring about graduate schools, he decided to quickly throw in at the end of each email that he’d be free in the month of January if […]