‘Tuesday’ Category

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Tuesday Trivia

You read it in the New Student Orientation schedule and could not believe it, yet you showed up that night with your roommate and it was true: the Gustie Greeters were hosting a square dance. The Square Dance during New Student Orientation is supposedly were you meet your significant other (did you?). Do you know […]

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

How well do you know your Gustavus landmark history? This aerial photograph was taken around 1934 (so the answer is “B”).  Some of the buildings in this photograph are: the White House, Commerce Building, Old Main, Johnson Student Union, Auditorium, Uhler Hall, and the Water Tower.

Tuesday Trivia

How well do you know your campus landmarks and when certain buildings were built/decommissioned? Can you guess what decade this aerial photograph was taken? A.) 1920s B.) 1930s C.) 1940s D.) 1950s   The answer will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

Who was the first graduate of Gustavus to serve as college president?   E. Matthias Wahlstrom. The Rev. Wahlstrom completed his coursework at St. Ansgars in the late 1860s. The Rev. Dr. Peter Mattson was the first alum with an actual degree from Gustavus Adolphus College. He was a member of the class of 1892. […]

Tuesday Trivia

Who was the first graduate of Gustavus to serve as college president? Was it: A. Walter Lunden B.  Edgar Carlson C. James Peterson D. Peter Mattson E. Matthias Wahlstrom   The answer to this week’s trivia question will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

The buildings were built in this order: B. South Hall (1884) C. Commerce Hall (1887) D. Rancherino Building (1946) A. Sohre Hall (1962)      

Tuesday Trivia

Put these buildings in chronological order of when they were built:   A. Sohre Hall                 B. South Hall                     C. Commerce Hall                       D. Ranch House/Rancherino Building   […]

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

Name this Gustie! Do you recognize this ‘grand’ Gustavus face? D. Rev. Dr. Jacob P. Uhler was a longtime professor and resident at Gustavus Adolphus College.  He was known as “the grand old man” at Gustavus. A dormitory for men was named in his honor in 19___.

Tuesday Trivia

Name this Gustie! Do you recognize this ‘grand’ Gustavus face?  Is this person: A. Chaplain Richard Elvee B. Coach George Myrum C. College President Matthias Wahlstrom D. College President/Professor Jacob P. Uhler   The answer will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

What year did Gustavus buy the original wood frame 4-plex College View Apartments? C. 1989; A larger complex was built  in the early 1990s.  The original 4-plex was destroyed in the 1998 tornado and an expansion was added to the larger complex following the tornado to reach the current size.