Entries tagged with ‘Buildings’

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.

Blast from the Past!

These folks are moving books from the first Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library (renamed the Anderson Social Science Center) to the second (and current) Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library in 1972.

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

Put these residence halls in the order they were built (first to last): D. Johnson Hall (1910)           B. Rundstrom Hall (1939)           C. Wahlstrom Hall (1947)         A. Carlson International Center (2000)  

Tuesday Trivia

Added to Vickner Hall in 1991, Confer Hall is an academic building named for a past Gustavus Board of Trustees chair. What is the full name of Confer Hall? A. Olaf P. Confer Hall B. Ogden P. Confer Hall C. Edwin C. Confer Hall D. Trick question, the building was renamed Confer-Vickner after the addition […]

Words of Wisdom: Gustie Lingo Edition!

GUSTIE LINGO (the secular language of Gusties):        PLEDGE- The substance-free lifestyle group on campus. Students can either live in substance-free housing or can sign up to be at-large members. Pledge – The process of joining a campus Greek organizaton (formly called rush). Res Life- Residential Life Office, which oversees the residence halls and staff. SSC- […]

Tuesday Trivia

Name this building! Built while Old Main was going through renovations in 2005, this building still  serves as the home of the nursing and education departments. Is this building: A. Anderson Social Science Center B. Prairie View C. Confer Hall D. Mattson Hall   The answer will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Tuesday Trivia!

Sometimes, you have to be out with the old, and in with the new.      Put these Gustavus buildings in a chronological order to which they were destroyed/and or/ replaced: A. George B. Myrum Fieldhouse B. The Auditorium (Aud) C. Wahlstrom Hall D. The White House (former President’s Residence, then post office and bookstore) The answer […]

View from the Hill

  This is a 1917 panoramic shot of the campus. Notice the students and teachers milling amongst the buildings. The buildings from left to right are:  Johnson Hall (women’s housing), President’s Residence (built by President Matthias Wahlstrom himself, it was called “The White House”), South Hall (originally a women’s dormitory, by now it was a […]