Archive for April, 2013

Softball Drops Pair To Bethel In Regular Season Finale

St. Peter, Minn. – Although the Gustavus softball team’s offense showed improvement compared to its last six games, it still wasn’t enough against Bethel University on Tuesday afternoon at the Gustie Softball Field.  The Gusties suffered their second consecutive sweep, falling 6-4 in game one and 8-4 in game two.  Gustavus concludes the 2013 regular […]

Baseball Takes Two From St. Olaf 3-0, 6-1

St. Peter, Minn. - The Gustavus Adolphus baseball team picked up a pair of wins over St. Olaf on Tuesday afternoon at the Gustie baseball field.  The Gusties came out and scored in each of the first three innings on their way to a 3-0 win in game one.  Gustavus then began the game two […]

Lecture on Labor Violations in Colombia: The Trade-Offs of Free Trade

Join LALACS and Witness for Peace on May 1 at 7pm in Confer 128 in welcoming Sohely Rua Castañeda, Secretary of Women and Labor for Colombia’s National Union School. Hear first-hand testimony about the struggle for labor justice in Colombia on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The […]


Wind Orchestras Plan Spring Winds Concert for Honors Day

  As part of the 2013 Honors Day schedule, the Department of Music at Gustavus is presenting the Gustavus Wind Orchestra and the Vasa Wind Orchestra in a joint spring performance. Under the direction of Drs. Douglas Nimmo and Karrin Meffert-Nelson, the wind orchestras will present their concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall beginning at […]

Pasqueflowers in bloom (finally)

Prairie wildflower season has officially begun.  Pasqueflower (Anemone patens) is the earliest blooming flower on the prairie.  These were just photographed at Kasota Prairie today, and the pasqueflowers near the rock outcrop prairie overlook site in the Arboretum will soon be following suit.  The name means “Easter flower” and these plants usually flower in late […]


!Look At That, Art Attack! Opens in Hillstrom May 4

!Look At That, Art Attack! Senior Art Majors Exhibition 2013 will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, from Honors Day, May 4, through Commencement, June 2, 2013.  An opening reception will be held as part of Honors Day, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. May 4.  This exhibition is a […]

Michael Asmus Presents Organ & Conducting Evening in Christ Chapel

Senior music major from Gaylor, Minnesota, Michael Asmus, presented his senior organ and conducting recital in Christ Chapel on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus on Sunday, April 21. The program of organ, chorus and chamber orchestra included the assistance of Michael's instructor, organist Chad Winterfeldt, and nearly 60 of Michael's fellow students in Le Grande Bande & Chorus. The recital began at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.

Baseball To Host St. Olaf In Doubleheader

St. Peter, Minn. - The Gustavus Adolphus baseball team is set to host a doubleheader with St. Olaf College on Tuesday afternoon at the Gustie Baseball Field.  Game one of the twin bill will begin at 2:30 p.m.  Gustavus enters the day 8-15 (5-3 MIAC) while St. Olaf comes into the contests 15-10 (4-4 MIAC). […]


Thirty-Nine Students to be Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Thirty-eight juniors and seniors at Gustavus Adolphus College will be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, on Thursday, May 2 in the Three Crowns Room. The ceremony is open to invited guests only.

Spring NACE Surveys

By E.W., 4/30 According to several of the latest NACE surveys, the outlook for employment is mixed for the Class of 2013. First, NACE reports that the 13 percent increase in job openings that had been projected in the fall of 2012 is failing to live up to expectations. Instead, the projection has flattened to […]