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Men’s Basketball Travels To Macalester Saturday

The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set for its first Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference road game as it travels to Macalester for a 3 p.m. tipoff Saturday. The Gusties enter the contest with a 1-2 overall record and 1-0 mark in the MIAC, while the Scots are 4-2 overall and 0-1 in the league. Gustavus most recently defeated Concordia 92-75 Wednesday in its home opener, while Macalester most recently lost to No. 12 St. Thomas 72-61 Wednesday in St. Paul.

This Month in the Spanish Department:

by Leah Mott From calavaras and papel picado to violence and gender, the Spanish department’s November was equal parts celebration of Latin American culture and critical examination of one of the region’s current challenges. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a well-known holiday that originated in Mexico and is celebrated each […]

We’re Moving!

The Library is moving! Well, the building will still be the same one you know and love, but the bulk of library operations will be moving to a new integrated library software system in summer 2017. What’s this new system, you ask? We’ll be migrating to WorldShare Management Services (or WMS for short), which comes […]

Women’s Hoops To Travel To Macalester College

The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team continues Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday afternoon, traveling to St. Paul, Minn. to take on Macalester College. The 6-0 Gusties are set to tip off against the 4-2 Scots at 1 p.m.

Swimming & Diving Set For Jean Freeman Invite

The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams are prepared to compete in the 2016 Jean Freeman Invitational this weekend at the University of Minnesota.

Early Lead Erased As Men’s Hockey Loses 3-1 At Saint John’s

The Gustavus men’s hockey team struck first Thursday night against Saint John’s for a 1-0 lead in the second period, but three unanswered goals resulted in a 3-1 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss. The Gusties drop to 1-7-1 overall and 0-5 in the MIAC, while the Johnnies improve to 6-4-1 overall and 3-2-0 in the league.

Gustavus French Grads Teach English for TAPIF

by Laurent Dechery This year, four Gustavus students who graduated in May 2016 with minors or majors in French are participating in the Teaching Assistant Program in France, or TAPIF. The program gives the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, over 1,100 American […]

Kristen Lowe (Art and Art History)

Kristen Lowe will have her feature-length documentary, Painting the Place Between, air on TPT MN. For more information, visit the Gustie Newswire article.

Thia Cooper (Religion)

Thia Cooper gave the keynote address in Leuven, Belgium, at the Omnes Gentes Conference on Religion, Development and Liberation, at the Catholic University of Leuven. Her talk was titled: Rethinking Development and Liberation for the 21st Century.

Maria Isabel Kalbermatten (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Maria Isabel Kalbermatten published an article “Humor político y manipulación en dos diarios argentinos” in Os sentidos do humor: Posibilidades do analice do comico (Portuguese Edition). The article is an analysis of the relationship between political humor and manipulation in two of the most influential newspapers of Argentina. Through a Critical Discourse Analysis, it is […]