Archive for June, 2022

Senior Spotlight: Tristan Eliason

Tristan Eliason is a Music and Psychology Major and Scandinavian Studies Minor from Watertown, Minnesota. He performed with the Gustavus Wind Orchestra. Professor Yumiko Oshima-Ryan says “Tristan loves music, and they are gifted with playing percussion and harp, and piano is the third instrument they took lessons during their study at Gustavus. Tristan has grown […]

Closed-Fourth of July

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4th! Happy Birthday, America!

Senior Spotlight: Serena Small

Serena Small is an Art Studio major with a minor in Management from Miami, Florida. We asked Serena about her time at Gustavus and plans for the future. What do you look forward to most about life after Gustavus? SS: “Traveling” What’s one piece of advice you’d give high school students considering Gustavus? SS: “Utilize […]

Senior Spotlight: Peter Neuman

Peter Neuman is a Vocal Music Education major from Chaska, Minnesota. He performed with the Gustavus Choir and the G-sharp. Professor Anna DeGraff says “As Peter moves on from Gustavus, I am hopeful that his joy for music will allow him to inspire another generation of thoughtful, passionate musicians.” We asked Peter about his time […]

197 Gusties Named MIAC Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its 2021-22 Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference honorees on Monday, which included 197 Gustavus student-athletes. 

“To Fight for Justice in the Face of Seemingly Unmovable Mountains:” Emily Seppelt (’22) Reflects on a Book of Enduring Wisdom

In our third post, our recent graduate Emily Seppelt reflects on a book she read for class that spoke to her passion for activism and public policy.  One highlight of my experience in a religion class this semester was a book we read in Liberation Struggles titled Can I Get a Witness? The book was filled with biographies […]

Senior Spotlight: Sanjeeda Tazrin Shutrishn

Sanjeeda Tazrin Shutrishna is a Mathematics, Studio Art double major with minors in Computer Science, Art History, and Arts Administration from Madaripur, Bangladesh. After graduation, she hopes to attend graduate school. Professor Byers describes Sanjeeda and her work as such, “Sanjeeda’s art explores color, pattern, culture and visual representation. Her work offers an elegant surprise […]

Five Questions with Cathy ten Broeke ’91

On the anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges, Cathy ten Broeke ’91 shares the memories of her historic marriage and her advice for LGBTQ+ Gusties.

Summer Research Kicks Off at Gustavus

This year, over 60 Gusties are conducting summer research projects, collaborating with top-tier professors in a small liberal arts environment.

Senior Spotlight: Maddi McChesney

Maddi McChesney is an Instrumental Music Education major from Mason City, Iowa. She performed with the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, the Gustavus Campus Band, the Bronze Handbells, and other instrumental ensembles. Professor Masayoshi Ishikawa says “I had the privilege of getting to know and working with Maddi. Her musical growth during this […]