Archive for November, 2011

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Blast from the Past!

  This picture captures a 1912 domestic economy course offered at Gustavus. The women and instructor in the picture are unknown, though Professor Uhler’s name is written on the image.

Sunday-Funday Gustie Thoughts

We want your thoughts! Share them below! Why should Gusties be thankful this Thanksgiving?

Factoid Friday

Did you know how many Gusties are out there? Throughout our 150-year history, over 41,750+ students have lived and learned at Gustavus.

View from the Hill

Their Majesties King Carl II Gustav and Queen Silvia of Sweden visited Gustavus in 1982. This newpaper is from the November 16, 1982 edition of the Weekly. Visit for more newspapers and fun photos!

Words of Wisdom

The early annuals here at Gustavus feature cartoons of the senior class and professors, pages of college history, and were written in both English and Swedish. This page from the 1917 Gustavian features Ruth (Nelson) Lundgren ’17, senior class member. Each senior had their portrait in the caps and gowns, their activities at the school, […]

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

Who was the first Gustavus President to wear the presidential medallion designed by Paul Granlund ’52? D. John Kendall;   It was a very special moment for former President Kendall, as he and Granlund grew up together in the Minneapolis area.                          Current President Jack Ohle wears […]

Tuesday Trivia

Who was the first Gustavus President to wear the presidential medallion designed by sculptor Paul Granlund ’52? A. Ed Lindell B. Frank Barth C. Axel Steuer D. John Kendall The answer will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Blast from the Past!

The cheerleading squad from 1973 football season gave the black and gold the extra edge! GO GUSTIES!

Blast from the Past!

Every Gustie knows what it is like to walk across campus in a cold winter day when it is snowing and the wind is blowing so hard you cannot see two inches in front of your face.  This is a photo of “Hello Walk” during the Armistice Day blizzard on November 12, 1940. This is […]

Sunday-Funday Gustie Thoughts

Feel free to comment on the question below! Please include your name, graduation year, and answer! Where is the craziest place you have run into another Gustie since graduation?