Gustie of the Week: Luke Yang

Students may already know this week’s Gustie of the Week as “the guy with the camera.” “I got better and better at taking photos and I think at one point I kind of became synonymous with the camera, like ‘he’s the dude around campus with the camera,’” Junior Luke Yang said. A Communication Studies major and English minor, Yang dedicates much of his time to … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Luke Yang

Gustie of the Week: Lynnea Eckhoff

This week’s Gustie of the Week is faculty member Lynnea Eckhoff. Eckhoff is the Manager of Music Tours in Gustavus’ Fine Arts department, and is originally from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Eckhoff’s position as Manager of Music Tours entails picking out locations for Gustavus’ music ensembles and marketing work. Eckhoff works with the conductors to decide on the locations of performances and secures passports, lodging, … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Lynnea Eckhoff

Gustie of the Week: Thomas Prahl

This week’s Gustie of the Week is known to many as a prolific French horn player, a talented artist, a loving dog owner, a great friend, a plant aficionado and a dedicated future educator. Senior Instrumental Music Education major Thomas Prahl is busy on and off-campus. While at Gustavus he’s been in all three bands, horn choir, jazz band, choir, orchestra and chamber ensembles. For … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Thomas Prahl

Headshot of Nathan Thompson

Gustie of the Week: Nathan Thompson

Senior Nathan Thompson is this week’s Gustie of the Week. Thompson is a Music Education major and serves as the Gustavus Choir’s (G-Choir) vice-president. Thompson is from Roseville, Minnesota– roughly an hour and a half away from Saint Peter. When deciding on a college, Thompson did not have any colleges in mind. He did not have a set path and was introduced to Gustavus Adolphus … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Nathan Thompson

Gustie of the Week: Andrew Dooley

This week’s Gustie of the Week is Junior Andrew Dooley, a double major in geology and environmental studies from Blaine, Minnesota. Dooley lived away from home and worked during summers in high school before coming to Gustavus, so he was used to the increased independence that came with the transition onto a college campus. “There were some differences… new experiences, having to learn how to … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Andrew Dooley

Gustie of the Week: Katie Rhoten

Senior Katharine “Katie” Rhoten is a double major in both Dance and Psychology. She is the co-president of the Gustavus Dance Company, the Gustie Greeter programs chair and the education director for the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority. Rhoten is from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, two and a half hours away from Gustavus. Rhoten chose Gustavus after touring the campus three times. At first, she did not … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Katie Rhoten

Gustie of the Week: Ace Schwartz

Despite his many achievements, getting recognized for the Gustie of the Week profile was the most surprising for this weeks’ feature, Junior Ace Schwartz. “Getting picked for this when I don’t consider my involvement to be the most visible…apparently I’m doing something right,” Schwartz said. Originally from North Branch, MN, Schwartz found himself at Gustavus after talking with his uncle, an alumnus, and taking a … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Ace Schwartz

Sophomore Ana Martinez hails from Mexico City, Mexico.

Gustie of the Week: Ana Martinez

International students are a large component of Gustavus’s unique community. This week’s Gustie of The Week is Sophomore Ana Martinez from Mexico City, Mexico. She enrolled at Gustavus because she wanted to study in the U.S. and after looking at several schools, she knew Gustavus was the one. Martinez is planning to major in Business Management and minor in Communication Studies. In the future, Martinez … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Ana Martinez

Gusties of the Week: Regina Olono & Hiwot Sugebo

This week’s Gusties of the Week celebrates two strong student leaders on campus. Junior Regina Olono and Senior Hiwot Sugebo are two Gusties who are highly involved in the community. Their most recent involvement is as president and vice president of Ignite, a non-partisan student org new to Gustavus this year. The org is designed to empower those who identify as women in politics. Olono, … Continue reading Gusties of the Week: Regina Olono & Hiwot Sugebo

Gustie of the Week: Pa Ying Lor

This week’s Gustie of the Week is Junior Pa Ying Lor, an Elementary Education major from St. Paul, MN. Coming from a large, diverse city such as St. Paul, Lor appreciated how Gustavus’ welcoming community eased her transition into St. Peter’s small-town setting. “The scenery is very welcoming, and the people who work here are very welcoming too,” said Lor said. “I really enjoy working … Continue reading Gustie of the Week: Pa Ying Lor