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Gustavus touted one of the first programs for teaching athletic trainers in the state. For 30 years, the hands-on and rigorous major has been keeping athletes focused and physically ready for the next event. This photograph shows student athletic trainers working with Gustie athletes circa 1987.

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You know it’s a great day to be a Gustie when the Caf serves a current student favorite…Frost-Your-Owns. It can get students to attend any meeting or do almost any task.  It is simply a sugar cookie that students can frost with the color and sprinkles of their choice.

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We dropped into the Diversity Center— or “D-Center” as it is most commonly called—to visit with some students. The D-Center is a great place for students, faculty and staff to learn and work with different cultural, racial, and ethnic groups. The Center supports a variety of initiatives throughout the year that take aim at social […]

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What’s that smell? If it smells like something has possibly died in the Nobel Hall of Science… it is from the blooming of the Amorphophallus Titanium, better know as a corpse flower and more specifically as Perry. The flower, named Perry, has now bloomed twice, once in 2007 and again in 2010 Perry has attracted […]

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Gusties take learning to whole new places―literally. Daniel Jackson ’10 is pictured here volunteering in a hospital in Cusco, Peru. Service to others is at the core of Gustavus’s mission. Whether Gusties are traveling abroad or in St. Peter, students are always active helping others and learning from the experience.

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The Hillstrom Museum of Art is located in the lower level of the Jackson Campus Center. Open to the public with free admission, the Museum showcases local artists and student works as well as other collections, including a Rodin Exhibit in 2009.

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Gusties help others shine too. Community Service is a huge part of student life here on campus. Whether students are completing service learning as part of a  course, taking a Spring Break work trip to build homes with Habitat for Humanity, or playing games with local kids at an after school program, Gusties know that […]

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It’s the first thing you see your freshman move in day and it’s the last image you see in the rear view mirror leaving campus after graduation. The Hill. It tugs at the heart strings of Gusties. These Gusties are getting their picture taken right at the bottom of the hill circa 1987.