Blogs at Gustavus

Dispatch from DC: Inauguration Politics with Professor Kate Knutson

Gusties witnessed both the inauguration and the Women’s March during their January class, Inauguration Politics

Facts are Facts

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” This Aldous Huxley quote is displayed prominently at the top of our Fighting Fake News online guide. We created our fake news guide because helping people develop the skills to evaluate information is central to our mission. So let’s talk about “alternative facts,” which popped up in […]

The Best Version of the College

Co-chairs of the Strategic Action Team on the process and promise of developing the Gustavus Acts Strategic Plan.

Class Officers + Facebook = Amazing Projects for Students and Alumni

The power of a Facebook post was demonstrated early January when Cathy Villars Harms ’85 posted on her Class of ’85 Facebook page looking for Gustavus alumni-owned businesses that may want to have a marketing project done.  The same post was sent to other Class Officers who took a few minutes and pasted the offer on their […]

Blog: Severson Visits San Pedro de Atacama

The Gustavus student experiences a new culture -- and a new way of looking at the world -- during her January travels.

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) Wins EAS Young Investigator Award

Associate Professor of Chemistry Dwight Stoll will receive the 2017 EAS Young Investigator Award. This award is sponsored by the Eastern Analytical Symposium, one of the premier conferences in analytical chemistry in the U.S., and recognizes “…those who have made significant practical contributions to the field of analytical chemistry that have helped advance the state […]

Men’s Hockey Gets Revenge, Defeats St. Olaf 3-2 In Overtime

The Gustavus men’s hockey team got retribution Saturday, defeating St. Olaf 3-2 in overtime one day removed from a 3-2 overtime loss to the Oles. The win is the first in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the Gusties as they improve to 2-11-4 overall and 1-6-1 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Falls 95-91 In Heartbreaking Double Overtime Loss To Macalester

The Gustavus men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaking double overtime Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest Saturday to Macalester, 95-91. The Gusties erased a 10-point deficit in the second half to force the extra period but were unable to find a rhythm in the extra frames as the Scots came out on top, dropping the home team to 3-13 overall and 3-8 in the MIAC. Macalester improves to 6-10 overall and 2-9 in the league.

Women’s Hockey Upends St. Olaf 7-1 To Take Series Sweep

The Gustavus women's hockey team used seven different scorers to defeat St. Olaf College Saturday afternoon to earn the series sweep and improve its record to 10-5-2 overall and 6-2-2 in MIAC play.