Blogs at Gustavus


Alumna Kaethe Schwehn ’00 Wins Minnesota Book Award

Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Kaethe Schwehn '00 recently won a 2015 Minnesota Book Award in the Memoir and Creative Nonfiction category for her book Tailings: A Memoir. The winners were announced at the Minnesota Book Awards Gala on Saturday, April 18 at the St. Paul Union Depot.


Senior Art Majors Exhibition Opens May 2 in Hillstrom Museum

Free Art Tasting (And False Advertising): Senior Art Majors Exhibition 2015 will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, from Honors Day, May 2, through Commencement, May 31, 2015.  An opening reception at the Museum will be held as part of Honors Day, May 2, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. […]


Swedish Poet Aase Berg Coming to Gustavus as Artist-in-Residence

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Scandinavian Studies will welcome Swedish poet Aase Berg to campus on Monday, April 20 for a week-long stay as the College’s Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence for 2015.


Elizabeth Weiers Wins Hammer Throw At Carleton Relays

Northfield, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s track and field team posted three top three finishes at the Carleton Relays held on Saturday at the Laird Stadium Track and Field Complex. No team scores recorded. The Gusties were led Elizabeth Weiers (Sr., Le Center, Minn.) who turned in the team’s lone first place finish. Weiers […]

Sean O’Connell Leads Men’s Track & Field At Carleton Relays

Northfield, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s track and field team had a strong showing at the Carleton Relays on Saturday at the Laird Stadium Track and Field Complex. No team scores were recorded. The Gusties were led by sophomore Sean O’Connell (St. Peter, Minn.) who did his damage in the sprints. O’Connell took gold […]

Men’s Tennis Earns 8-1 Win Over DePauw

Jackson, Wis. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team won its third straight match by way of an 8-1 victory over DePauw University on Saturday night at the Pleasant Valley Racquet Club. The Gusties earned two points in doubles prior to taking all six singles points in straight set fashion. With the win, Gustavus is […]


Women’s Golf Leads Minnesota State After Day One Of Mankato Spring Invite

MANKATO, MINN. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s golf team leads Minnesota State University, Mankato 318-327 following day one of the Mankato Spring Invitational held Saturday in Mankato. “I thought we scored pretty well despite missing some greens throughout the round,” said assistant coach Randy Stuckey. “If we can improve our approach shots, we can turn in […]

Women’s Tennis Prevails In 5-4 Thriller Over Carleton

NORTHFIELD, MINN. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s tennis team kept its perfect conference record and chance at an MIAC Championship alive on Saturday, as it was able to prevail and earn a 5-4 victory over Carleton College at the Bell Field Courts. With the score knotted at 4-4 and the entire match on the line, Gustie first-year […]

Baseball Shutout By Bethel

SAINT PETER, MINN. – The Gustavus Adolphus baseball team’s offensive struggles continued on Saturday, as it was swept by Bethel University by scores of 9-0 and 3-0 at the Gustie Baseball Field. With the pair of losses, Gustavus falls to 3-9 in the MIAC and 9-18 overall, while Bethel improves to an MIAC-best 10-2 in the […]


Softball Splits With Bethel, Wins 7-2 In Game One And Falls 7-4 In Game Two

St. Peter, Minn. - In a matchup between two of the top three teams in the MIAC, the Gustavus and Bethel softball teams went tit for tat in Saturday afternoon’s doubleheader at the Gustie Softball Field. Gustavus earned a 7-4 victory in game, yet Bethel bounced back with a 7-2 win in game two. The […]