Blogs at Gustavus
Everyday events. Some make you dance. Others make you smile. Some will have you doing something that gets caught on video and goes viral. Everyday events. And every day it’s different. On December 13-15, the Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College will bring you into that world of everyday events in the […]
Bah, humbug! We’ve had a rash of thefts in the library. Word to the wise: keep an eye on your laptops, phones, iPads, and textbooks. Some Grinches are at work trying to ruin your day. photo courtesy of Rhys A.
Sophomore Christina Swenson of Marion, Iowa, was crowned St. Lucia on Thursday morning in Christ Chapel at Gustavus Adolphus College’s 73rd annual Festival of St. Lucia. Swenson is a health fitness major who serves as a Collegiate Fellow and sings in the Choir of Christ Chapel. She is also involved as a Gustie Guide, in the Running Club, Prepare Ministries, and Swing Club.
St. Peter, Minn. - The Gustavus women’s basketball team suffered its second straight loss at home to an MIAC opponent with a 76-73 defeat at the hands of the College of Saint Benedict on Wednesday night at Gus Young Court. Thanks to a strong finish and solid free throw shooting throughout, Saint Ben’s was able […]
River Falls, Wis. – Allison Eder-Zdechlik (So., Stillwater, Minn.) scored a goal with just one second left in the game to tie the score at 2-2, which would salvage a tie for the Gustavus women’s hockey team when it took on tenth-ranked UW-River Falls at Hunt Arena on Wednesday night. With the tie, Gustavus moves […]
Collegeville, Minn. – A Brody Ziegler (So., Mankato, Minn.) jumper on the opening possession of the game would prove to be the only lead change in a 71-47 win over Saint John’s for the Gustavus men’s basketball team on Wednesday night at Sexton Arena. The Gusties would not relinquish the lead, holding the advantage for […]
Many of you will remember Dr. Thomas Sigler who was a Visiting Professor of Geography at Gustavus (2011-12) and is now in the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management at the University of Queensland in Australia. The 2012 Gustavus January Term course he taught, The City as Image, the City as Subject, is the subject […]
St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s hockey team is set to open its final series of 2013 tonight when it travels to River Falls, Wis., to take on UW-River Falls at 7:00 p.m. Following tonight’s contest, the two teams will meet again on Friday night in St. Peter for a 7:00 p.m., start. […]
The House Sparrow (passer domesticus) originated in the Middle East. These little birds managed to make their throughout Eurasia and into Northern Africa. It was introduced to North American in 1851 in Brooklyn, New York and quickly spread like wildfire. Because of the sparrow’s adaptions to living in urban areas and around people, it has […]
Diane Nash, a key figure during the nonviolent and civil rights movements of the 1960s, will give the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20 in Christ Chapel. Nash’s lecture is titled “Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement” and is free and open to the public.