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Gustie of the Week: Sarah Hinderman

Senior Sarah Hinderman, an involved and friendly face on campus, is our Gustie of the Week. Hinderman is a Communication Studies major from Fairfax, Minnesota and has made an impact on campus. Hinderman is involved in many student organizations on […]

Gustie of the Week: Maggie Falenschek

Falenschek works with student leaders to support the Christian programming on campus.

As a Chaplain and the Director of Campus Ministries, Reverend Maggie Falenschek finds her job’s purpose in caring, supporting, and promoting what the Gustavus community builds and values. “I provide care and support for students and staff from any or […]

Gustie of the Week: Breena Brockman

Brockmann is particularly interested in women’s political discourse.

The students of the class of 2023 are not the only Gusties exploring their new home at the start of this school year. Visiting Assistant Professor  in Communication Studies Breena Brockmann is also settling into her place on the hill […]

Gustie of the Week: Scott Moeller

Moeller enjoys planning special events in the Arboretum.

One of this week’s featured Gusties is Scott Moeller, a naturalist who is currently serving as the Director of the Arboretum. Ever since his childhood on a dairy farm in Fairmont, Moeller has developed a deep appreciation for the outdoors. […]

Gustie of the Week: Taylor Kmiech

Taylor was inspired by her first Collegiate Fellow, Taylor Claeys

As Gustavus enters the beginning of the upcoming school year, there are plenty of students that have settled back into life on the hill. One of these individuals is Taylor Kmiech, a senior English major and dance minor who comes […]

Gustie of the Week: Dean Willaert

Shogren’s fascination with working life in the 1930’s is a common focal point of his work.

The first Gustie of the Week for this academic year is Dean Willaert, who has worked at Gustavus for almost nineteen years. Willaert goes by many titles including Lead Groundsperson, Project Coordinator and Heavy Equipment Operator. Willaert loves to work […]

Gustie of the Week: Bill Naas

Senior Social Studies teaching major William “Bill” Naas has committed himself loyally to his fraternity, Kappa Sigma Chi. Naas is not only the president of the Kappas, but he has also gotten involved in other organizations on campus in his […]

Gustie of the Week: Abby Trouth

Science has always been Junior Biochemistry Major Abby Trouth’s first love. As both her mother and father teach chemistry and biology respectively, Trouth was always fascinated when her parents would bring home their latest papers to grade or their most […]

Gustie of the Week: Brianna Jol

In the future, Jol hopes to have a career where she can educate young people about climate change.

Junior Biology and Environmental Studies Double major and Geographic Information Systems Minor Brianna “Bri”Jol is an avid environmental sustainability advocate and active student on the Gustavus campus. Jol is involved in various organizations, including the Environmental Action Coalition, the Nobel […]

Gustie of the Week: Nathan Baring

Baring serves as a plaintiff in the landmark lawsuit Juliana vs. United States.

Nathan Baring is a first-year Political Science and Biology double major who is one of the twenty plaintiffs of Juliana vs. United States, a national youth climate lawsuit first filed in 2015. He and twenty other plaintiffs are represented by […]