Blogs at Gustavus

Parking Permits

A properly displayed valid permit is required for students and employees to park on campus. Come to the Campus Safety office with your vehicle information to register for a parking sticker before parking your vehicle.   Students can pay with a charge to your student account or a check.  Temporary permits are $5/weekday or stickers […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 13-17; Extreme Heat

HEAT WAVES Heat Waves Kill From 2000 to 2010, 35 deaths were directly attributable to extreme heat in Minnesota. This count does not include data from 2011 when Minnesota experienced an extreme heat event that broke several records for dew point temperature. The National Weather Service (NWS) places high priority on alerting the public to […]


El Tintero Journal Launches Volume 3!

El Tintero de Gustavus is an online literary and cinematic journal written by students of Spanish at Gustavus Adolphus College. It features the original works created by students during their time abroad, here on campus, or in response to texts they have been exposed to in class. This volume featured: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, short film and […]


Gustavus Hosts Regional Undergraduate Geography Symposium

Undergraduate geography students from Gustavus and other colleges and universities in the region will present their student/faculty research at the 2015 Midwest Undergraduate Geography Symposium (MUGS) on April 18 in the Jackson Campus Center.  This year’s symposium, hosted by the Gustavus Geography Department, will feature a keynote address “A River Runs Through It: Creating Rivers […]


Softball Continues To Roll, Sweeps Macalester

St. Paul – The Gustavus softball team continued its winning ways with a sweep of Macalester College on Thursday afternoon at the Macalester Softball Complex. With an 8-3 win in game one and a 3-0 win in game two, the Gusties extend their winning streak to nine games and improve to 22-12 overall and 12-4 […]



Learning To Serve – Petatlán, 2015 By: Carlos Mario Mejía Suárez and Bjorn Kjelstad Between March 29th and April 4th the Center for Servant Leadership conducted the fifth Learning To Serve program in the city of Petatlán, located in the coast of the state of Guerrero in Mexico. This program takes place every year during […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 13-17; Tornadoes (Statewide Tornado Drills)

Don’t forget!  The statewide tornado drills are Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 1:45 P.M. and 6:55 P.M. Local county sirens and all NOAA Weather Radios in Minnesota will sound with a simulated tornado warning for both afternoon and evening drills. This is a great opportunity to review emergency plans and procedures, and conduct emergency drills at work and […]


Psychological Science: A Senior Perspective by Emma Nystadius

Another of our fabulous Psychological Science student workers is graduating this year. While we’ll miss Emma’s daily presence in the department, we’re so excited for the world of opportunities that lay ahead for her. Here, Emma Nystadius ’15 shares her thoughts as she works through her last semester on campus. “The end of Fall Semester brought about […]

Baseball Swept By Carleton

NORTHFIELD, MINN. – After scoring 32 runs in its doubleheader with Martin Luther College on Monday, the Gustavus Adolphus baseball team could not find that same offensive streak on Wednesday, as it was swept by Carleton College 7-1 and 6-0 in a doubleheader played at Mel Taube Field. With the two losses, Gustavus falls to 3-7 in […]

McKenzie Swenson Named MIAC Women’s Golf Athlete-Of-The-Week

Release courtesy of Matt Higgins, MIAC Assistant Executive Director BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s golf team traveled to Normal, Illinois this past Saturday and Sunday to compete in the Illinois Wesleyan Invitational, and both the Gusties and rookie golfer McKenzie Swenson (St. Louis Park, Minn.) had a great weekend against a deep and competitive field. […]