Archive for October, 2013


Men’s Hockey Kicks Off 2013-14 Campaign This Weekend At MIAC Showcase

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s hockey team will embark on it’s 2013-14 campaign this weekend when it takes part in the annual Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Showcase being held over the weekend at Fogerty Arena in Blaine, Minn. The Showcase will be held Friday, Nov. 1-Sunday, Nov. 3, and it offers MIAC […]


Perry is Blooming!

This will be just a quick post. The photo below is of Perry, Serenity Mahoney (Gustavus ’15), and Bryan Voigt (Gustavus ’15), taken at 10:08 this morning. Perry had begun to open earlier in the morning, and is now nearly fully open (3:35). More photos to follow in another post.


Three Employees Honored on Founders Day

Three members of the Gustavus Adolphus College community were honored during the Thursday, Oct. 31 daily chapel service as recipients of the College’s annual outstanding employee awards. The awards are given out in conjunction with Founders Day, which recognizes the dedication of Old Main on Oct. 31, 1876.


Sri Lankan beach tourism: Sustainable development of the coastline

When Sri Lanka’s internal conflict ended in 2009, miles of tropical beaches became ripe for international development and tourism. In this Al Jazeera opinion piece, Geographers William Moseley and Vinad Malwatte argue that tourism development in Sri Lanka must take into account local communities and environmental impacts. They critique current plans for large resort-style hotels […]


Corpse Flower is Blooming, Visiting Hours Set

The Corpse Flower at Gustavus Adolphus College, affectionately known as “Perry”, started to open up Thursday morning and is expected to be fully bloomed by Thursday afternoon. Visiting hours for the public will be Thursday, Oct. 31 from 2-9 p.m. and again on Friday, Nov. 1 from 12-8 p.m.


Perry the Corpse Flower is blooming!

Just in time for Halloween, Perry the Corpse Flower is blooming.  If you can’t make it over to the green house in Nobel Hall you can watch it all unfold live here:


Volleyball Wins MIAC Finale 3-2 Over St. Catherine

St. Paul – The Gustavus volleyball team pulled out a 3-2 victory over St. Catherine University in a back-and-forth match on Wednesday night at the Butler Center.  With a win in their final MIAC match of the 2013 season, the Gusties improved to 4-7 in conference play and 10-19 overall.  St. Catherine finishes its conference […]

Owen Thoele ’01 and Katie Galloway-Thoele ’01

Announcing the birth of Isabel Kay Thoele on April 21, 2013 to Katie Galloway-Thoele ’01 and Owen Thoele ’01.


Women’s Soccer Holds On For 2-1 Win Over Bethel On Senior Day

St. Peter, Minn. – With a blanket of fog covering the city of St. Peter, the Gustavus Adolphus women’s soccer team took the Gustie Soccer Field for one last time on Wednesday afternoon when they squared off with Bethel University.  After the Gusties extended their lead to 2-0 late in the second half, the Royals […]

Gustavus Set To Induct Eight New Members Into Athletics Hall Of Fame This Saturday

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has selected eight individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame.  The 2013 class of inductees includes Todd Bowlby `98 (Tennis), Rebecca Wold Freeman `98 (Cross Country, Basketball, Track & Field), Alecia Tromiczak Gazzola `98 (Soccer), Scott Lauinger `96 (Basketball), Shasta Lininger Johnson `95 […]