Blogs at Gustavus

Celebrate Women’s History Month

Every month is Women’s History Month at the Library!  You can find resources on women’s history, struggles, and achievements throughout the Library. Women’s History Month: March was first recognized as Women’s History Month in the United States in 1987. The National Women’s History Month’s theme for 2024 celebrates “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and […]

Unity and Diversity: Gustavus Alumni Collaborate in the Art of Theater

Gustavus Adolphus College has a variety of opportunities and networks for students and alumni. Whether you are in psychology, sports management, or studio art, there is something for you to take away from the school and a community here waiting for you. Two theater alumni Constance Brevell ‘14 and Brandon Raghu ‘19, are putting on […]

Could an online test understand me?

Jonas Doerr- I was discovering my number. Click. Click. Click. Truity.com was guiding me through it, asking personal question after personal question. This wasn’t a phone number, although one might still ask for this number at a bar. This was my Enneagram number; a personality archetype somewhere between one and nine that could reveal hidden […]

The reality of moms and social media

Raquel Vaughn- For a really long time, I was lucky enough to have a mother who didn’t know anything about social media. Terms and phrases such as “sliding into DMs,” “follow for follow,” “saved the chat,” and “for you page” might as well have been an alien language to my mom because the only social […]

Cultural differences among Midwesterners

Sophia White- I have been living in Minnesota for about 9 months now, and have noticed a few things in terms of personal preference and pronunciation from Minnesotans that differ from my experiences living in Nebraska for 18 years. This is not an anthropological study where I have lived in another place for several years, […]

Women in Leadership hosts Cindra Kamphoff for “Beyond Grit” talk

Elliot Steeves- For this year’s International Women’s Day, Gustavus Adolphus College will host Cindra Kamphoff, a renowned mental performance coach, for a talk from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8th in the Wallenberg Auditorium. Kamphoff’s talk will center around her focus on passion and purpose when going after your goals. “The definition […]

Elder Whitehawk comes back to campus to visit classes

Katie Samek- The Gustavus President’s Council for Indigenous Relations (PCIR) is pleased to announce that Dakota Elder Joe Whitehawk will be returning as the PCIR’s 2024 Elder in Residence, and will be hosting informal talks with several classes from various academic disciplines about the Indigenous history of the Saint Peter area and ways that students […]

Childhood Poverty; Building Bridges to host conference

Grace LaTourelle- Childhood Poverty: Uniting Voices to Empower Tomorrow is the theme for this year’s Building Bridges Conference, taking place at 9:00 a.m. this Saturday, March 2nd, in Alumni Hall. This year marks the 29th Building Bridges Conference at Gustavus. Hosted by the Building Bridges student organization, the conference has revolved around a variety of […]

Men’s basketball on top!

Teddy Kaste- The Gus Young court erupted into pandemonium last Saturday when the Gustavus Men’s Basketball team defeated the Hamline Pipers 72-71 to win the MIAC championship. The Gusties beat the Pipers – despite the answer to the Wordle coincidentally being Piper the day of the game (spooky). This MIAC championship win marks the 10th […]

Overtime Thriller!

Parker Burman- This past weekend, the Gustavus Women’s Hockey team hosted rival Bethel in the MIAC Semifinals, with a trip to the MIAC Championship game on the line. Although playing well, Gustavus found themselves facing an early deficit, one which would last most of the game. However, late game Gustie heroics forced an overtime win […]


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