Blogs at Gustavus

Men’s Basketball Hosts Saint Mary’s In MIAC Opener Wednesday

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball schedule kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday as Gustavus hosts Saint Mary’s University at Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 2-1 overall record after defeating Buena Vista 97-90 on Sunday in St. Peter. Five Gusties reached double figure points with Gary Cooper’s 20 leading the way. The Cardinals enter Wednesday’s game with an identical 2-1 overall record after dropping their last contest 85-68 at the College of St. Scholastica on Sunday. Saint Mary’s was held to 41.5-percent shooting from the field and was led by Wylie Ferron’s 12 points.


Excellent Written Paper!

The Library is now accepting submissions for the Patricia Lindell Research Prize/Paper. This $400 prize is awarded by the library faculty for a paper already written for a Gustavus academic course.  This paper should demonstrate excellent use of source material. Papers may be submitted from Fall Semester 2014 through Spring Semester 2016. As faculty endorsement […]

Tanner Sonnek And Allison Eder-Zdechlik Named November Student-Athletes-Of-The-Month

Freshman swimmer Tanner Sonnek (Mankato, Minn.) and senior hockey player Allison Eder-Zdechlik (Stillwater, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College November Male and Female Student-Athletes-of-the-Month presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.

The Department Congratulates Professor Ursula Lindqvist on her Forthcoming Book on Swedish Director Roy Andersson

The Department is so excited to share this recent link from the University of Washington Press with information about Assistant Professor Ursula Lindqvist’s forthcoming book Roy Andersson’s Songs from the Second Floor: Contemplating the Art of Existence, which will be published in June. Ursula was featured in an interview about Andersson with NPR’s Nede […]

Women’s Hockey Remains At No. 9 In Poll

Following a weekend in which it faced the toughest of competition, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team remained at No. 9 in the most recent poll that was released Monday. The Gusties competed well, but fell to No. 2 Elmira College 2-1 and No. 1 Plattsburgh State 5-3 this past Saturday and Sunday at the Panther/Cardinal Classic in Middlebury, Vermont.

Eder-Zdechlik Named MIAC Women’s Hockey Athlete-Of-The-Week

The Gustavus women's hockey team faced the nation's toughest schedule - literally - over the weekend and competed well in narrow losses against both the No. 1 and 2 ranked teams in Division III. Senior forward Allison Eder-Zdechlik (Stillwater, Minn.) was certainly up to the challenge, as she continued her scoring streak with a goal in each game against the nation's best to extend her impressive goal and point streaks. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Eder-Zdechlik Monday with the MIAC Women's Hockey Athlete-of-the-Week award.


Festival of St. Lucia Celebrates 75th Anniversary Dec. 10

Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its 75th annual Festival of St. Lucia at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 10 in Christ Chapel. As part of this seasonal tradition, six sophomore women have been chosen to serve on the Lucia Court.


The Refugee Crisis

With Europe’s refugee crisis and a debate about whether to welcome Syrian asylum-seekers to the U.S. in the news, the library has a display of books and other information about refugees and asylum-seekers as well as a webpage of resources. Also of interest – a teach-in on the Paris attacks featuring reflections and discussion by […]

Michael Zenk ’96

Michael Zenk ’96 Moved from Scott AFB (IL) to the 183rd Fighter Wing in Springfield, IL (Illinois Air National Guard). He is working as lead planner for all Aeromedical Evacuation missions out of United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM).


Men’s Basketball Wins Shootout 97-90 Over Buena Vista

The Gustavus men’s basketball team used another strong second half to come away with a 97-90 victory over Buena Vista University on Sunday evening to improve to 2-1 overall. Much like the strong start to the second half in their last outing against Simpson, the Gusties started today’s second frame with a 17-2 run to take a 62-55 lead and never looked back.