Entries tagged with ‘residential life’

Words of Wisdom: Gustie Lingo Edition

CAB- Campus Activities Board, is the student-run organizers of many exciting activities at Gustavus, including Homecoming, concerts (big and small), guest speakers, and the weekly campus movie. CF- Collegiate Fellow, a built-in mentor and friend who live in the residence halls, supervise activities, and resolve conflicts between students. Similar to what other schools call “R.A.s” […]

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.

Tuesday Trivia

What year did Gustavus buy the original wood frame 4-plex College View Apartments? A. 1950 B. 1965 C. 1989 D. 1998 The answer will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Sunday-Funday Gustie Thoughts

Please share your memories below! Gustavus is a residential college. Where did you live while you were a student? What was your favorite dorm staple (furniture, posters, food, etc…)?

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.

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

Which building at Gustavus is the only building named in honor of a student?                         A. Gibbs Hall; It was built in 1966 and was called “Link”. In 2003 it was renamed and dedicated to Karen Gibbs, Gustavus student and tennis team member. She […]

Factoid Friday!

Being a residential college, a majority of students always lived on-campus, but when beds are full, it is a time-honored tradition for students to be allowed to seek living space in the town of St. Peter.  Between the Boarding Clubs of the early 20th century, to the off-campus residences today, students have been welcomed into […]