Archive for May, 2012

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Tuesday Trivia!

In what year did graduating seniors wear cap and gowns for the first time at a Gustavus commencement ceremony? A. 1903 B. 1923 C.1933 D. 1953   The answer will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Blast from the Past

The graduates and the Gustavus faculty walking to the Commencement ceremony in 1900. Before the Auditorium or a football stadium was built, Commencement was held at First Lutheran Church in its former location just west of Fourth Street in St. Peter.

Sunday-Funday Gustie Thoughts

Please answer your question below!   What was your favorite memory of your last week on campus, saying goodbye to your classmates, friends, and faculty before graduation?

Factoid Friday

On May 17, 1974, the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA), an American left-wing urban militant group, was involved in a shoot-out with the police in Los Angeles, California. One of the SLA members who died in that shoot-out had a Gustavus connections. Camilla Hall was born in St. Peter, Minnesota, in 1945 to George and Lorena […]

View from the Hill

At Gustavus, participating in music, dance, and theatre can just be a interest or even a major.¬† Students¬† Kendra Mays ’09, Shannon Johnson ’09, and Maura Coonen ’09 watch Professor Michelle Rusinko in a 2009 ballet class.

Words of Wisdom

                “One thing that I do know is that when I drive down the hill for the last time as a student, and almost an alum, and I look in my rear-view mirror at Old Main, I can smile and know that even though my heart is heavy […]

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

In what year was the first group of athletes and coaches inducted into the Gustavus Athletics Hall of Fame? C. 1978

Tuesday Trivia

In what year was the first group of athletes and coaches inducted into the Gustavus Athletics Hall of Fame? A. 1945 B. 1956 C. 1978 D. 1984   The answer will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Blast from the Past!

This photograph from 1908 features four women doing homework in their room in Johnson Hall. Johnson Hall was badly damaged in the 1998 tornado and had to be torn down. For more awesome photographs visit the Gustavus Adolphus College and Lutheran Archives Digital Collection.

Sunday-Funday Gustie Thoughts

Please answer the question below!     What was your major and what did you learn at Gustavus that applies to your current career?