Archive for March, 2012
St. Peter, Minn. - The Gustavus baseball team began Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play with a split against Augsburg College on Saturday afternoon at the Gustie Baseball Field. The Gusties were able to come away with a 7-6 victory in the series-opener, scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning on a [...]
As the month of March comes to a close, Gustavus students will leave campus and head to various destinations for the College's Spring Break and Easter Recess. March was a busy and exciting month on campus. Gustavus winter athletics teams enjoyed much success and students kept busy with annual events like the Building Bridges Conference, the Moe Lecture, and the President's Ball.
On April 3rd GTS will be upgrading to a new Internet router and increasing the redundancy of our Internet connection. We anticipate that there will be a brief outage sometime between 7am and 8am (probably about 7:30am) as we switch to the new router. Adding the redundancy during the day should not cause any downtime, [...]
Matthew Kennedy and Karen Hoeg Kennedy ’07 just had their second child. Mya Mary Kennedy was born on March 22, 2012. She weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
“That’s not good for your health,” my host father said, as I approached the breakfast table with my French exercise book in hand. At first, I thought he was joking, as he often does. However, he explained that “in France, doctors say that you either eat or you work, but not both at the same [...]
Being a residential college, a majority of students always lived on-campus, but when beds are full, it is a time-honored tradition for students to be allowed to seek living space in the town of St. Peter. Between the Boarding Clubs of the early 20th century, to the off-campus residences today, students have been welcomed into [...]
Paul and Ruth Anderson Tillquist enjoyed 2 weeks in Peru and Ecuador in late January, 2012. Travel arrangements were through Overseas Adventure Travel which they highly recommend. Other classmates are encouraged to send pictures and news for this webpage.
The Gustavus GEG 105 Introduction to Physical Geography class took at tour of the Linnaeus Arboretum on Tuesday, March 27, to learn about the biomes of Minnesota. Gustavus senior Ellen Miller holds a garter snake that was sunning itself in the woods. While many people have an aversion to snakes, garter snakes are harmless and [...]
Starting on Monday morning, April 2nd 2012, GTS will be upgrading the system in charge of the majority of the wireless (WiFi) network on campus. For short periods of time the wireless network will be unavailable. Anyone who needs to maintain a solid network connection during this time is encouraged to plug in with an [...]
Sunday, March 29, 1998A warm sunny day which turned out to be the 2nd time the college was under siege by nature’s power. A tornado swept in and wiped out 90% of all windows on campus, demolished the Swedish house plus many other campus homes, ravaged St. Peter, and left the town with one casualty [...]