Archive for September, 2011

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Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

Name this Building! How many of you recognize this building torn down in 1961? It was once home to the library and classrooms. In the 19th century, it was home to the business school.                 D. Commerce Hall  

Tuesday Trivia!

This week’s Tuesday Trivia question: Name this Building! How many of you recognize this building torn down in 1961? It was once home to the library and classrooms. In the 19th century, it was home to the business school. Is this building: A. Johnson Hall B. The Art Barn C. The Auditorium (The Aud) D. […]

Sunday-Funday Gustie Thoughts

Tell us what you think by posting your comments below! Remember to include your class year!   What was your first impression of being a student at Gustavus as you moved your things into your residence hall room?

Factoid Friday!

Did you know…. Gustavus has taught men and women from the very beginning. From the first year of the school’s existence in 1862-63, at Eric Norelius’ church in Red Wing the school has been co-educational. That is 20 years before any other Augustana Synod-sponsored school could be called the same!

View from the Hill

Gusties will shine! Fans cheer after a big play at a 2009 football game. GO GUSTIES!  

Words of Wisdom

“Your personal perfect Mystery Date can be found easily by ruffling through the well-worn pages of your Grib and taking finger stabs at the pictures (eyes closed now). Your perfect date will always be the tenth finger stab—or eleventh, or sixth…If your choice ends up to be an inappropriate faculty member, please try again.”                                                                         […]

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

In what year did school begin at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, MN? C.1876 Though the stone above the door of Old Main reads “1875”, the school was not ready in 1875, so they delayed the opening by a year.

Tuesday Trivia

This week’s Tuesday Trivia question: In what year did school begin at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, MN? A. 1862 B.1875 C.1876 D.1882 The answer will be posted at 6:00pm CST  

Blast from the Past!

In this photograph, the campus community celebrates Gustavus Adolphus College’s 50th year in 1912. Behind them is the old depot-sized gymnasium, which was torn down to make room for the Johnson Student Union (the ‘new’ athletic space). Meals were available in the old gymnasium for 25 cents.

Sunday Funday Gustie Thoughts

Tell us what you think by posting your comments below. Remember to write in your class year!   What was your first class at Gustavus? If you can’t remember, what was one of your first classes that first year? (Remember to include the name of the professor and year!)