Blogs at Gustavus

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MCS Art Show Comes to an End

On Friday March 20 the 2nd MCS Art Show came to a close. The show had a well attended opening and saw a steady stream of visitors throughout its three week run.  The MCS Department would like to extend a special thanks to Lois Peterson for organizing the art show. For those of you that […]


Abby Travis ’10

Abby Travis is now Engagement Coordinator at Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis, MN. Milkweed Editions is a nonprofit, independent publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry and serves to identify, nurture, and publish transformative literature, and build an engaged community around it. Milkweed Editions is the publisher of the late Bill Holm ’65. Travis first encountered books […]


Stockholm is not ready for us!

  Hej! My name is Sidney Patnoe-Hagelberger and I’m a junior religion and Scandinavian studies double major. I am from Minneapolis, MN. I choose to study abroad in Sweden because honestly I hate hot weather and lots of sun- so Malaysia was out of the question. Alexa Giebienk is one of my best friends and she […]

Women’s Swimming & Diving Finishes 10th At NCAA Championships

Shenandoah, Texas – Pressure is a privilege. It’s more than a motivational phrase for the Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team; it’s a mentality. On the final night of the 2015 NCAA Championships held over the past four days in the Conroe ISD Natatorium, the pressure was on in the final women’s swimming event of […]

Women’s Tennis Earns Two Non-Conference Wins Vs. St. Scholastica, MSU, Mankato

SAINT PETER, MINN. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s tennis team kept its momentum flowing in the right direction on Saturday when it picked up two non-conference victories against the College of St. Scholastica and Minnesota State University, Mankato at the Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties defeated the both the Saints and Mavericks 8-1 to move their overall […]

Men’s Tennis Takes Down Coe, St. Scholastica, and Concordia To Earn Big Saturday Sweep

SAINT PETER, MINN. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team earned three victories in three Saturday matches against the College of St. Scholastica, Coe College and Concordia College at the Swanson Tennis Center and in Fargo, North Dakota. With the three wins, Gustavus moves to 11-5 overall, and 4-0 in the MIAC. Gustavus 9 def. St. Scholastica 0 […]


Lone Star State Of Mind: The End

5:16 p.m. – I am back in the Conroe ISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas for the final time this week and perhaps the final time in my life. This four-day event – this grind of a meet – comes to a close tonight. It’s all coming to an end and it has finally  hit me. Coach […]


First-Ever Jazz Combos Showcase at Gustavus Sunday

Under the direction of first-year jazz studies director Dave Stamps, five jazz combos from the Department of Music will present a showcase of their work on Sunday, March 22 in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. This jazz performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. The Jazz Guitar Ensemble […]

Holt & Fasbender Recital Sunday

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to announce the junior voice recital of Karen Holt, soprano and Chase Fasbender, baritone, to be presented on Sunday, March 22 at 3:30 p.m. This joint recital, accompanied by St. Peter pianist Bonnie Jorgensen, will be presented in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. The performance is free and […]


Philharmonic Orchestra Welcomes Violin Soloists Sunday

The Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor Justin Knoepfel will welcome featured violin soloists Conor O’Brien and Jill Olson Moser to their spring concert on the Bjorling Recital Hall stage on Sunday, March 22 at 1:30 p.m. This performance is free and open to the public. Justin Knoepfel has selected 3 works for the Philharmonic’s spring […]