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

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

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 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

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Carter Lenard

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer Carter Learned (‘24), Gustie of the Week, is a passionate and highly motivated Gustavus student Majoring in Theater with Honors with a focus on Lighting Design. In addition to the wide array of work he does in the theater department, he also holds the position of Chair for the Inclusive Excellence Committee in the Student Senate, is a member of LineUs … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Carter Lenard

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Gigi DeGrood

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer This week’s Gustie of the Week is a member of Viking Society, and a devoted Studio Art and Art History major here on campus. Senior Gigi DeGrood pours herself into her passions, and for her, that comes in the form of art– something she is reputable for here on the hill. DeGrood is well known by frieds and faculty here for … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Gigi DeGrood

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Carter Learned

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer Carter Learned (‘24), Gustie of the Week, is a passionate and highly motivated Gustavus student Majoring in Theater with Honors with a focus on Lighting Design. In addition to the wide array of work he does in the theater department, he also holds the position of Chair for the Inclusive Excellence Committee in the Student Senate, is a member of LineUs Comedy … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Carter Learned

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Regina Olono Vidales

Emma Kelsey – Staff Writer Gustie of the Week, Senior Regina Olono Vidales, has made her mark here on the hill. A Political Science major with minors in Public Health and Peace Studies, her passions extend beyond academics into other aspects at Gustavus. Vidales is a committed member of the Student Senate and Ignite here on campus. She finds it incredibly gratifying to be a part … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Regina Olono Vidales

GUSTIE of the WEEK: James Patrick Miller

Korri Wojack – Staff Writer This week’s Gustie of the Week is James Patrick Miller, Professor of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, or as most refer to them, GWO. The Gustavus Wind Orchestra is “one of the nation’s most storied collegiate touring wind ensembles, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra tours nationally each year, internationally every four years, and was selected to perform at the College Band Directors National … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: James Patrick Miller

GUSTIE of the WEEK: Peter Neuman

Korrie Wojack – Staff Writer What defines a Gustie of the Week? It is hard to say, especially because all of our Gusties bring so much diversity and unique perspectives to our campus life. Some are leaders, some are builders. Some are creators, some are inventors, and some are researchers. Some see the fantastical hope with a glass always half full, while others bring level headed … Continue reading GUSTIE of the WEEK: Peter Neuman