Blogs at Gustavus

Psi Chi News

On March 26, 2021, the Psychological Science Department, inducted 35 new students into the Psi Chi organization during a Covid safe ceremony.               Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, was founded in 1929 with a mission of recognizing and promoting excellence in the science and application of […]

The Gustavus Greens: Environmental Activism on Campus

Happy Earth Day!  Are you interested in learning more about environmental activism on campus? The Gustavus Greens is one notable environmental awareness group that formed during the 1980s. The Greens embraced a grassroots philosophy of direct involvement and equal participation. Club members also worked to increase the awareness of environmental issues, improve the college’s sustainability, […]

Baseball Splits with St. Thomas

The Gustavus baseball team split a MIAC doubleheader with St. Thomas on Wednesday at the Gustie Baseball Field. The Gusties claimed game one 3-1, but lost the nightcap 5-4, snapping their 11-game winning streak.

Softball Falls in St. Thomas Doubleheader

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Gustavus softball team traveled to St. Paul on Wednesday and took back to back losses in their series at St. Thomas with a 7-0 final in game one and an 8-0 final in game two. The Gusties move to 9 and 13 overall and 4-10 in the conference. The matchup […]

Wednesday Night Volleyball Postponed

Wednesday night’s (April 11) Gustavus volleyball home match against Saint Benedict is postponed due to COVID-19 testing protocols.

Senior Spotlight: Samantha Walters

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Samantha Walters is a Vocal Music Education major from St. Michael, Minn. She plans to finish student teaching this May, and begin teaching in a music classroom in the fall. Professor of Piano Yumiko Oshima-Ryan has worked with Samantha […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 21, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: April 21, 2021   WEEKLY TIP Due to the recent rise in cases in Minnesota and on campus, and because it is believed that the majority of these cases are the more contagious variant of COVID-19, the College will continue with the current COVID policy related […]

National Poetry Month : Nobel Prize Winner Louise Glück

Gustavus Library actively collects works by Nobel Prize laureates, and since it’s National Poetry Month we thought there’s no better time to explore the works of American poet Louise Glück (1943- ), who last October was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence […]

Volleyball Wins in Four Sets Against Hamline

The Gustavus volleyball team got back on track Tuesday night with a 3-1 victory over Hamline at Gus Young Court. The Gusties won by set scores of 25-16, 25-17, 17-25, and 25-21, improving to 2-1 overall.

Responding to the Derek Chauvin Verdict

President Rebecca M. Bergman sent this message to Gustavus students, faculty, and staff on April 20, 2021.