Entries tagged with ‘Quotes’

Words of Wisdom

  “A private liberal arts college in Minnesota cannot become the moral arbitrator of the world. Instead it must do what it knows how to do best, which is to educate responsible people.” President John Kendall on calls to maintain Gustavus’s South Africa divestment policy, 1989

Words of Wisdom: Gustie Lingo Edition

The “Nic” – the Nicollet House, a popular downtown hangout. “Downtown” is reference to the the businesses down the hill in the five blocks of St. Peter that contain the majority of businesses. P-Ball- Referring to Presidents Ball, the annual semi-formal dance that takes place at a venue in the Twin Cities The Den- The […]

Words of Wisdom

“In front of Old Main, on the grass across from Hello Walk, lies a mysterious rock that changes color every week or so. This colorful tradition has been splashed in the moonlight with hundreds of colors, mottos, and Greek letters. The noble bust in the mall, that of Gustavus Adolphus (commonly “Old Gus”), has also […]

Words Of Wisdom

GUSTIE LINGO:      (secular language known by Gusties…) Beach- The Beach used to be between the field house (basketball court) and the Annex classrooms just to the west of the North-Sorenson-Gibbs (formerly Link) Complex.  It was a great area with no wind where sun bathing could start by March. POs – Post Office Boxes, where students […]