Extraordinary People, Extraordinary Place

A Trip to the Doctor

Imagine walking into your doctor's office needing to be seen for some sort of ailment, and after waiting for hours, the doctor walks in and pulls a crumpled mask out of his pocket and puts it on along with gloves that have obviously been used more than on

Gusties Gather at the Fair

Minnesotans hungrily await the food at the annual Minnesota State Fair, held this year Aug. 27—Sept. 7, 2009. For the eleventh straight year, Gustavus will be part of the fair, hosting a booth in the Education Building.

Summer Callings

After an eventful academic year many students find the calmness of summer quite foreign. Many students seek jobs or internships. Others pursue scholarship and research. Some take a leap of faith and answer a call to serve others through mission work or ca

Speaking of Excellence

Sixty-nine students from six states participated in Gustavus Adolphus College's third Summer Speech Institute (SSI), held July 26—Aug. 1, 2009.

Amassing Knowledge

Although Gustavus does not hold summer classes, opportunities for academic learning continue. This summer, several Gustavus students are partnering with faculty members to conduct research.

Gustavus at National Gathering

Once every three years, thousands of high school students come together from around the nation for the ELCA National Youth Gathering. A team of 10 individuals from Gustavus Adolphus College will join the 36,000 Lutheran youth and their leaders in New Orle

Graduates Leave a Legacy

When the 608 members of the Class of 2009 graduated in May, they made a special mark on the Gustavus community with record-setting Senior Class Legacy giving to the Gustavus Annual Fund.

Creative Inquiry and Honors Day

As each academic year draws to close, Gustavus celebrates the learning and discovery that has occurred. Presentations and awards honoring student excellence are part of the annual springtime Creative Inquiry and Honors Day celebrations, held May 1 and 2,

Senior Class Gift and Senior Week

With graduation only weeks away, I and more than 600 other seniors will say a bittersweet goodbye to the place where we have grown intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

Swim, Bike, and Run for a Cause

On April 25, the Gustavus fraternity Epsilon Pi Alpha hosted a triathlon. This event was part of the fraternity's Diabetes Week.