Blogs at Gustavus


U.S. Senator Klobuchar to Speak at Building Bridges Conference

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will be at Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday, March 7, at the College’s annual Building Bridges Conference, which is titled “Hidden in Plain Sight: Recognizing and Rejecting Rape Culture”. Senator Klobuchar will deliver a welcoming address to conference attendees at approximately 9 a.m. in Christ Chapel and will also discuss some of her work in Congress on issues related to sexual assault.

Gary Cooper And Brody Ziegler Named To MIAC Honorable Mention Squad

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Gustavus Adolphus men’s basketball players Gary Cooper (Jr., Detroit, Mich.) and Brody Ziegler (Jr., Mankato, Minn.) were named to the MIAC Honorable Mention Team as a part of the league’s postseason awards released Thursday by the league office. Taking home the honor of Joe Hutton Player-of-the-Year was Bethel’s Kyle Zimmerman after a fantastic senior season that […]


Lindsey Johnson And Mikayla Miller Named To All-Conference Team

St. Peter, Minn. - Gustavus Adolphus junior forward Lindsey Johnson (Edina, Minn.) and first-year guard Mikayla Miller (Goodhue, Minn.) have been named to the 2014-15 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball All-Conference Team as a part of the league’s post-season awards released Thursday by the league office. Senior guard Jenna Dockter (Apple Valley, Minn./Eastview) received […]


Just like actors have their stunt doubles to do acrobatic flips and jumps, so to do politicians and celebrities have ghostwriters to write their speeches and memoirs. Essentially, ghostwriters do the heavy lifting when it comes to writing and editing but get little to no credit. They might work on speeches, autobiographies, or magazines articles. […]


Heidi Pontinen Nominated for Outstanding Psychology Senior Undergraduate Award

Each year, the Department of Psychological Science nominates a Gustavus senior with exceptional promise for the MPA Donald G. Paterson Award in Psychology/Outstanding Senior Undergraduate Student. Congratulations, Heidi Pontinen, this year’s nomination from Gustavus Adolphus College! The MPA Donald G. Paterson Award is given to an outstanding college senior planning a graduate career in psychology. […]

Women’s Soccer To Host Third Annual Co-Ed Youth Camp, High School Girls Camp This Summer

SAINT PETER, MINN. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s soccer program will be hosting its third annual Gustie Co-Ed Youth Soccer Camp from June 21-24 and High School Girls Camp from July 6-9 on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College. Registration is currently open and can be completed online or via mail. New this year, each camp will be […]


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Women’s Hockey Falls To No. 9 In Most Recent USCHO Poll

SAINT PETER, MINN. – Following a 6-3 loss to Bethel University in the MIAC Playoff Semifinals this past Saturday, the Gustavus Adolphus women’s hockey team slipped to No. 9 in the most recent USCHO National Women’s Hockey Poll that was released Tuesday. The Gusties had previously been ranked No. 7. After earning a regular season series […]

Men’s Tennis Ranked No. 16 In Most Recent ITA Division III Men’s Poll

Skillman, N.J. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team is ranked No. 16 in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Men’s National Rankings released Tuesday, March 3.  In what is the first top 40 poll released by the ITA inside the 2015 calendar year, the Gusties dropped two places from their No. […]


Rhodes Scholar Finalist Now Fighting Human Trafficking

Finding one’s vocation is a process. Just ask Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Julia Tindell ’13. After four fruitful and rewarding years at Gustavus and completing the rigorous process associated with being a Rhodes Scholar finalist, Tindell has found her calling at a non-profit organization in St. Paul that serves women and girls involved in systems of abuse, exploitation, prostitution, and sex trafficking.