Archive for March, 2014

Buddhist Temples

Throughout our tour of several Buddhist temples, we witnessed both the cultural and philosophical practices of Buddhism, which we had spent prior weeks learning about in class. We started our morning off at the Mahindarama Buddhist Temple, which is rooted in Sri Lankan heritage. There we enjoyed the elaborate decorations, art, statues, and Buddhist stories […]

Softball Moves Doubleheader With St. Olaf To Sunday

St. Peter, Minn. – Due to forecasted poor weather conditions, the Gustavus softball doubleheader against St. Olaf College, originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 1st, has been moved to Sunday, April 6 in St. Peter.  Game one will begin at 1:00 p.m., with the second game directly to follow.  Both games will be played on Hollingsworth […]

Baseball’s Doubleheader Versus St. Olaf Postponed

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus versus St. Olaf baseball doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday, April 2 in Northfield, Minn. has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions.  A makeup date is yet to be determined.  Stay tuned to the Gustavus athletics website for future details. Schedule

Attending a Malay Wedding

On Saturday afternoon, March 29, while on our Tropical Ecology field trip to the mangrove ecosystem in Merbok, Kedah, the people in the village (kampung) where we were staying invited us to attend a traditional Malay wedding and wedding feast (kenduri). The bride was from the southern peninsular state of Johor, and the groom was […]

Softball Suffers First Conference Loss, Splits With Saint Benedict

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus softball team suffered its first loss in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) play on Sunday afternoon when it split with the College of Saint Benedict at Hollingsworth Field. The Blazers took the first game by the score of 9-5 thanks to a four-run seventh inning.  The Gusties then used […]

Melaka: The historical city

On Friday, March 21st, the Gusties rolled into Melaka at about 4pm after a long 8 hours on the bus. Ironically, after falling in and out of naps to stop and eat at truck stops along the way, a few of us decided we were tired and hungry upon arrival in Melaka. After freshening up […]

Big Innings Lead To Softball Sweep Over Saint Mary’s

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus softball team two big innings, one in each game, to capture a sweep over Saint Mary’s University Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field.  The Gusties defeated the Cardinals 5-1 in game one before capturing an 8-0 win in five innings in game two.  With the wins, Gustavus improves to 7-7 […]

Karin Dye ’16 Takes Her Passion for Music Abroad

Sophomore Karin Dye’s passion for music led her to pursue an independent study opportunity this past January in the Dominican Republic, which turned out to be more rewarding than she could have imagined.

Gustavus to Host TEDx Event on April 12

The Center for Servant Leadership at Gustavus Adolphus College will host the College’s first ever TEDx event from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12 in Wallenberg Auditorium. The conference is titled “Creative Innovations to Address Complex Problems” and will feature seven live speakers and two TED Talks via video.

Sarah Hund ’13 Tackles the Transition to Law School

Sarah Hund ’13 is barely nine months removed from her undergraduate experience at Gustavus Adolphus College, but she is already reaping the benefits of the liberal arts education she received. Hund is now enrolled in law school at the University of Oregon.